write 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 write something thoroughly)
a. redactar
I'm going to write up the notes from today's meeting.Voy a redactar los apuntes de la reunión de hoy.
b. poner al día (diary)
Every night, I write up my diary.Cada noche, pongo mi diario al día.
c. pasar en limpio (notes)
I'll write up my notes from class and send them to you later.Voy a pasar en limpio mis apuntes de clase y mandártelos luego.
d. pasar a limpio (notes)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The journalist wrote up the notes from the interview and sent them to her editor.La periodista pasó a limpio los apuntes de la entrevista y se los mandó a su editor.
2. (to record something)
a. describir por escrito
Would you please write up your recollection of the accident?Por favor, ¿describirías por escrito lo que recuerdas del accidente?
3. (to review)
a. escribir una reseña de
The journalist wrote up the play in the local paper.El periodista escribió una reseña de la obra de teatro en el periódico local.
b. escribir una crítica de
I hope someone writes up this independent movie.Espero que alguien escriba una crítica de esta película independiente.
4. (to report someone for misbehavior)
a. reportar
I'm going to have to write you up for speeding.Tendré que reportarte por exceder el límite de velocidad.
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write 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. (notes, thesis)
a. redactar
2. (diary, journal)
a. poner al día
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write up
transitive verb
1 (make) [+report] redactar; [+notes] pasar en limpio; pasar a limpio; (Esp) [+diary] poner al día
2 (record) [+experiment, one's findings, visit] describir (por escrito)
3 (report on) [+event] escribir una crónica sobre; hacer un reportaje sobre
she wrote it up for the local paper escribió una crónica or hizo un reportaje sobre ello en el periódico local
he wrote up his visit in a report
4 (review) escribir una reseña de; escribir una crítica de
she wrote the play up in the Glasgow Herald
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