have on
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 wear)
a. llevar puesto
How will I recognize her? - She has a blue raincoat on.¿Cómo la reconoceré? - Lleva puesto un impermeable azul.
b. tener puesto
Charles usually has a gray fedora on.Charles por lo general tiene puesto un sombrero tirolés gris.
2. (to have switched on)
a. tener encendido
Charlotte had the television on to watch the news during dinner.Charlotte tenía la televisión encendida para ver las noticias durante la cena.
b. tener prendido
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Nick had the radio on when the phone rang.Nick tenía el radio prendido cuando sonó el teléfono.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to tease)
a. tomar el pelo
I won the lottery! - Are you having me on?¡Gané la lotería! - ¿Me estás tomando el pelo?
4. (to know something bad about)
a. conocer los trapos sucios de
I know Don's afraid Mike will try to make a deal with the police because Mike has a lot on Don.Sé que Don tiene miedo de que Mike intente llegar a un arreglo con la policía porque Mike conoce los trapos sucios de Don.
5. (to put on)
a. poner
We need to hurry up and have the paint on before the rainy season starts.Tenemos que darnos prisa y poner la pintura antes de que empiece la temporada de lluvias.
6. (to have something planned) (United Kingdom)
a. tener que hacer
I have nothing on Sunday, so I think I'll just relax.No tengo que hacer nada el domingo, así que creo que me voy a relajar.
b. tener
What do you have on Friday night, Fred?¿Qué tienes para el viernes en la noche, Fred?
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have on
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. (wear)
a. llevar puesto
they had nothing onestaban desnudos
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(fool)
to h somebody ontomarle el pelo or
you're having me on!¡me estás tomando el pelo or
3. (have arranged)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he has a lot on this weekesta semana tiene mucho que hacer
I haven't got anything on on Tuesdayel martes lo tengo libre
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have on
transitive verb
1 (wear) [+dress, hat] llevar
she had on a beautiful black evening dress llevaba (puesto) un precioso vestido de noche negro
she had nothing on
2 (be busy with)
I've got so much on this week tengo mucho que hacer esta semana; have you anything on tomorrow? ¿tienes algo que hacer mañana?; ¿tienes compromiso para mañana?
3 (put on) [+wallpaper, roof] poner
we'll have the wallpaper on in no time
we'll have the paint on in no time lo tendremos pintado en un santiamén
they expect to have the roof on later today
4 (Britain) (tease)
to have sb on tomar el pelo a algn (informal); he's having you on! te está tomando el pelo (informal)
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