Translation: from english

sth by sth

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  • keep sb/sth from sth — UK US keep sb/sth from sth Phrasal Verb with keep({{}}/kiːp/ verb (kept, kept) ► to prevent someone or something from doing something: »Am I keeping you from your work? keep sb/sth from doing sth »The board is doing everything it can to keep the… …   Financial and business terms

  • keep sth from sth — UK US keep sb/sth from sth Phrasal Verb with keep({{}}/kiːp/ verb (kept, kept) ► to prevent someone or something from doing something: »Am I keeping you from your work? keep sb/sth from doing sth »The board is doing everything it can to keep the… …   Financial and business terms

  • pay sth in/pay sth into sth — UK US pay sth in/pay sth into sth Phrasal Verb with pay({{}}/peɪ/ verb (paid, paid) ► BANKING to put money into a bank account: »They offer 3% interest if you pay a minimum of £1,000 a month into the account. »If I give you some money, can you go …   Financial and business terms

  • get sth through sth — Ⅰ. UK US get sth through (sth) Phrasal Verb with get({{}}/get/ verb ( tt , got, got, or US gotten) ► to have something, such as a law, accepted: »He battled to get the law through the Legislature for three years. Ⅱ. UK …   Financial and business terms

  • grandfather sb/sth into sth — UK US grandfather sb/sth into sth Phrasal Verb with grandfather({{}}/ˈɡrænfɑːðər/ verb US LAW (also grandfather sb/sth in) ► to allow someone to continue to do or to have something that a new law or rule makes illegal: »Most existing companies… …   Financial and business terms

  • grandfather sth into sth — UK US grandfather sb/sth into sth Phrasal Verb with grandfather({{}}/ˈɡrænfɑːðər/ verb US LAW (also grandfather sb/sth in) ► to allow someone to continue to do or to have something that a new law or rule makes illegal: »Most existing companies… …   Financial and business terms

  • pay sth into sth — UK US pay sth in/pay sth into sth Phrasal Verb with pay({{}}/peɪ/ verb (paid, paid) ► BANKING to put money into a bank account: »They offer 3% interest if you pay a minimum of £1,000 a month into the account. »If I give you some money, can you go …   Financial and business terms

  • strip sb/sth of sth — UK US strip sb/sth of sth Phrasal Verb with strip({{}}/strɪp/ verb [T] ( pp ) ► to take something away from someone, sometimes in a way that seems unfair or dishonest: be stripped of sth »About 40,000 people may be stripped of their pensions… …   Financial and business terms

  • strip sth of sth — UK US strip sb/sth of sth Phrasal Verb with strip({{}}/strɪp/ verb [T] ( pp ) ► to take something away from someone, sometimes in a way that seems unfair or dishonest: be stripped of sth »About 40,000 people may be stripped of their pensions… …   Financial and business terms

  • base sth on sth — UK US base sth on sth Phrasal Verb with base({{}}/beɪs/ verb [T + adv/prep] ► if you base something on particular facts or ideas, you use those facts or ideas to develop it: »Banks should base interest rate decisions on detailed financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • build sth on sth — UK US build (sth) on sth Phrasal Verb with build({{}}/bɪld/ verb (built, built) ► [T] to develop something that was started in the past or created by someone else: »The study builds on research by the nation s leading geneticists. »She built her… …   Financial and business terms


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