ponte las pilas

ponte las pilas(
pohn
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teh
 
lahs
 
pee
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lahs
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(imperative; singular)
a. get your act together
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ponte las pilas, güey. Hay que acabar esto.Get your act together, dude. We need to finish this.
b. get moving
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Ponte las pilas, que así no llegaremos nunca!Get moving or we'll never make it!
c. get a move on
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Es muy tarde. ¡Ponte las pilas!It's very late. Get a move on!
d. get cracking
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mario, ponte las pilas con las matemáticas si quieres aprobar en junio.Mario, get cracking on your math if you want to pass in June.
e. shape up
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Ponte las pilas, amigo! Ella no va a estar esperando siempre a que des el paso, ¿sabes?Shape up, man! She's not going to wait for you to make a move forever, you know.
f. put your skates on
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¡Venga, tío! ¡Ponte las pilas!Come on, mate! Put your skates on!
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