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Principal Translations
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arrimar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (juntar, pegar) (place near)put [sth] against, put [sth] next to vtr + prep
 Arrima la silla a la pared, por favor.
 Put the chair next to (or: against) the wall, please.
arrimar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (acercar, traer) (bring near)bring over vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  bring [sth] closer vtr + adv
 ¿Podrías arrimarme esa caja de allá?
 Can you bring that box over to me?
 Can you bring that box closer to me?
arrimarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (aprovecharse de otro) (informal)latch onto, hang around vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Se arrima a él para beneficiarse de su triunfo.
 He latches onto (hangs around) him so as to benefit from his success.
 
Additional Translations
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arrimarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). CR, Ven., coloquial (quedarse a vivir) (take residence)move in with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (be in residence)live with vi + prep
 El hijo de Patricia se le arrimó a mi mamá y lleva seis meses sin trabajar.
 Patricia's son moved in with my mother and hasn't worked for six months.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
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arrimar el hombro exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (colaborar, cooperar) (colloquial)lend a hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  do your bit v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK)muck in v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Todos tenemos que arrimar el hombro si queremos que el negocio funcione.
 We all have to lend a hand if we want the deal to work out.
 We all have to do our bit if we want to deal to work out.
arrimar el hombro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). coloquial (colaborar) (colloquial)help out 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."
  lend a hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No te quedes ahí sentado. Ven y arrima el hombro.
 Don't just sit there. Come and help out.
 Don't just sit there. Come and lend a hand.
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