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well up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (liquid: spring forth)brotar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 The little girl dug a hole in the sand and watched the water well up in it.
 La niña cavó un hoyo en la arena y observó cómo brotaba el agua dentro.
well up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (tears: spring up)brotar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 Tears welled up in Tina's eyes when she heard the news.
 Las lágrimas brotaron de los ojos de Tina cuando supo la noticia.
well up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (person: emit tears, weep)llenarse los ojos de lágrimas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Joanna welled up when she thought about her father.
 A Joanna se le llenaron los ojos de lágrimas al pensar en su padre.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
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well-brought-up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (taught etiquette as child)bien educado loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar").
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Collocations: the [emotions, feelings] welled up inside (her), [she, her tears] welled up, well up at the [thought, idea, sight] of, more...

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