top up

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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 renew) (United Kingdom)
a. recargar
I have to wait until I get paid to top up my mobile.Tengo que esperar hasta que me paguen para recargar el celular.
2. (to refill)
a. rellenar
Make sure you top up the diners' wine glasses.Asegúrate de rellenar las copas de vino de los comensales.
b. llenar
A lorry from the heating oil company came to top up the tank.Vino un camión de la empresa de aceite de calefacción para llenar el tanque.
3. (to charge up) (United Kingdom)
a. cargar
I've left the car headlamps on, and now the battery's dead. Could you top it up for me?Dejé los focos del carro encendidos, y ahora la batería está agotada. ¿Me la cargarías?
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top 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. (glass, petrol tank)
a. rellenar, llenar
2. (sum of money)
a. complementar
3. (mobile phone)
a. recargar
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top up (Britain)
transitive verb
[+cup, glass] llenar; [+mobile phone] recargar
to top sb's glass up rellenar el vaso de algn; shall I top you up? ¿te doy más?; to top up a battery (refill it) llenar a nivel una batería; her parents topped up her grant sus padres le añadieron un complemento or suplemento a la beca
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
to top up with oil poner aceite; we topped up with a couple of beers como remate nos bebimos un par de cervezas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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