verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
See parent entry: → work
Translation of work up verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (stimulate) they had worked up an appetitese les había abierto el apetitoI couldn't work up much enthusiasmno me entusiasmaba demasiadowith all that talking I'd worked up quite a thirstme había dado mucha sed de tanto hablarto work up a sweatempezar a sudarto work up a latherhacer espuma1.2 (excite, arouse) she gets very worked up about itse pone como locayou'll only work yourself upsolo vas a conseguir disgustarte or hacerte mala sangreto work somebody/oneself up
intosomethingshe works herself up into a statese pone como locathey had been worked up into a frenzylos habían puesto frenéticosto work somebody/oneself up
los habían exaltado
tosomethingshe worked them up to a fever pitch of excitementlos sobreexcitó hasta el delirio
- 2 2.1 (increase, expand) she worked the factory up into what it is todaydesarrolló la fábrica hasta convertirla en lo que es hoy día2.2 (improve)(manuscript/article)
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