come up to
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come up to(
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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 approach)
a. acercarse a
A man came up to me on the street to ask for directions.Un hombre se me acercó por la calle para pedirme indicaciones.
2. (to meet)
a. estar a la altura de
The paint Lina bought didn't really come up to the quality she was hoping for.La pintura que compró Lina no estaba a la altura de lo que esperaba en cuanto a la calidad.
3. (to be a certain height)
a. llegar hasta
The last time I saw you, you only came up to my knees! You're a grown man now!¡La última vez que te vi, apenas me llegabas a las rodillas! ¡Ahora estás hecho todo un hombre!
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come up to
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. (approach)
a. acercarse a
a man came up to me and started talkingun hombre se me acercó y comenzó a hablarme
we're coming up to Christmasse acerca la Navidad
2. (equal)
a. estar a la altura de
the film didn't c up to my expectationsla película no fue tan buena como yo esperaba
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come up to
intransitive verb
1 (reach) llegar hasta
the water came up to my waist el agua me llegaba hasta la cintura
2 (approach) acercarse a
she came up to me and kissed me se me acercó y me besó
3 estar a la altura de; satisfacer
it didn't come up to our expectations no estuvo a la altura de lo que esperábamos; the goods didn't come up to the required standard la mercancía no satisfacía el nivel de calidad requerido
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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