Translation: from spanish

to do something to somebody

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  • find out something (about somebody) — ˌfind ˈout (about sth/sb) | ˌfind ˈout sth (about sth/sb) derived to get some information about sth/sb by asking, reading, etc • She d been seeing the boy for a while, but didn t want her parents to find out. • I haven t found anything out about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • account for something to somebody — acˈcount for sth (to sb) derived to give a record of how the money in your care has been spent • We have to account for every penny we spend on business trips. Main entry: ↑accountderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • enter into something with somebody — ˈenter into sth (with sb) derived to begin sth or become involved in sth • to enter into an agreement • to enter into negotiations Main entry: ↑enterderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • have (got) something against somebody — ˌhave (got) sth aˈgainst sb/sth derived (not used in the progressive tenses) to dislike sb/sth for a particular reason • What have you got against Ruth? She s always been good to you. Main entry: ↑havederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • have (got) something on somebody — ˌhave (got) sth ˈon sb derived no passive (informal) (not used in the progressive tenses) to know sth bad about sb, especially sth that connects them with a crime • I m not worried they ve got nothing on me. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • look on something as somebody — ˈlook on sb/sth as sb/sth derived to consider sb/sth to be sb/sth • She s looked on as the leading authority on the subject. Main entry: ↑lookderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike up something with somebody — ˌstrike ˈup sth (with sb) derived to begin a friendship, a relationship, a conversation, etc • He would often strike up conversations with complete strangers. Main entry: ↑strikederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • think of something as somebody — ˈthink of sb/sth as sb/sth derived to consider sb/sth in a particular way • I think of this place as my home. • She is thought of as a possible director. see also ↑well thought of Main entry: ↑think …   Useful english dictionary

  • drum something into somebody's head — ˈdrum sth into sb s head idiom = ↑drum something into somebody Main entry: ↑drumidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • report back on something to somebody — reˌport ˈback (on sth) (to sb) derived to give sb information about sth that they have asked you to find out about • Find out as much as you can about him and report back to me. • One person in the group should be prepared to report back to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wish something on somebody — ˈwish sb/sth on sb derived (informal) (used in negative sentences) to want sb to have sth unpleasant • I wouldn t wish something like that on my worst enemy. • It s not a job I d wish on anybody …   Useful english dictionary


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