ring up

ring up(
rihng
 
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to charge)
a. cobrar (person)
Would you ring me up for the coffee and the croissant?¿Me cobra el café y el cruasán?
b. marcar (item)
The cashier was ringing up our groceries when the fire alarm went off in the supermarket.La cajera marcaba nuestra despensa cuando sonó la alarma de incendios en el supermercado.
2. (to register)
a. registrar
The startup rang up $100 million in sales last year.La startup registró $100 millones de ventas el año pasado.
3. (to call on the phone) (United Kingdom)
a. llamar
My mum and dad rang me up today to tell me that they're coming to visit.Mis papás me llamaron hoy para decirme que me vienen de visita.
b. telefonear
Albert rang up the local newspaper to tell them what he had seen.Albert telefoneó al periódico local para contarles lo que había visto.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
4. (to call someone on the phone) (United Kingdom)
a. llamar
My friend's just rung up and told me that he and his wife are going to have a baby.Mi amigo acaba de llamar me dijo que él y su esposa van a tener un bebé.
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ring up
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (on phone) (United Kingdom)
a. llamar (por teléfono) a, telefonear a
b. hablar a (River Plate)
2. (on cash register)
a. teclear
the concert rang up a profit of…el concierto recaudó unos beneficios de…
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