cargo

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Inflexiones de 'cargo' (n): mpl: cargos

Del verbo cargar: (conjugar)
cargo es:
1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo
cargó es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

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Principal Translations
cargo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (empleo, puesto)post nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  position nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Juan ocupa el cargo de gerente.
 Juan occupies the post of manager.
cargo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (responsabilidad, cuidado)charge nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  care, keeping nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los niños de Ana están a mi cargo.
 Ana's children are in my charge.
cargo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (falta, delito)charge, crime nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  crime nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Le encontraron culpable del cargo de extorsión.
 He was found guilty of the charge of extortion.
cargo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (persona con un puesto importante)boss nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  senior nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  higher-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Juan está reunido con un alto cargo.
 Juan is in a meeting with one of the big bosses.
 
Additional Translations
cargo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (finanzas)charge nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  debit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Le hemos efectuado un cargo a su tarjeta por la cantidad de 20€.
 We have made a charge of 20 euros to your card.
 We have debited 20 euros to your card.
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Principal Translations
cargar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (persona, animal, cosa)  (add weight to [sth], [sb])load down, load up 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."
   (pick up to move)carry vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La persona que carga el equipaje de los viajeros en estaciones de tren y aeropuertos se llama maletero.
  Whenever I go shopping with my wife she loads me up with all her purchases.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
 Porters carry people's luggage at train stations and airports.
cargar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (productos, mercancías)  (add baggage, freight)load, load up vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 No cargaron el camión porque el montacargas se descompuso.
  As soon as they've loaded the lorry we'll head off north.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
cargar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (adicionar costo)  (add a cost)charge vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Es política de muchos restaurantes cargar la propina a la cuenta.
  Do you charge extra to have things delivered?This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
cargar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (con energía)  (increase electrical energy)charge vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El alternador es la pieza que carga la batería mientras el coche está en movimiento.
 The alternator's the part that charges the battery while the car's in motion.
cargar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (pistolas, armas)  (feed a machine, firearm)load vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 En la industria del cine cargan las pistolas con balas de salva.
 In the film industry, they load pistols with blanks.
cargar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (llevarse, tomar)  (to load yourself with [sth])take, carry off 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."
   (seize or snatch)grab vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Los ladrones cargaron con todo lo que había en la casa.
 The burglars carried off everything there was in the house.
cargar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (atribuir, endosar)  (attribute [sth] to [sb])blame vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Le cargaron el fraude, fue el chivo expiatorio de los verdaderos culpables.
 They blamed him for the fraud; he was the scapegoat for the real guilty ones.
cargar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (tareas, responsabilidades)  (take responsibility for)take on, bear viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Mi padre cargó con los gastos de mi casa mientras yo conseguía trabajo.
  I can't afford to take on any more costs at present.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
cargarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (inclinarse)tilt, lean viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 En una curva el autobús se cargó hacia la derecha y se volcó.
 On a bend the bus tilted (or: leaned) and turned over.
cargarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (romper, averiar)smash, wreak, break vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  break down vi + adv
   (offensive!, colloquial)fuck up vi + adv
 En la carretera, no pudo esquivar un bache y se cargó una llanta.
cargarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (matar, asesinar)kill vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (slang)top vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 En 1923, se cargaron a Pancho Villa en una emboscada.
 Pancho Villa was killed in an ambush in 1923.
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Compound Forms:
cargo | cargar |
a cargo de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (bajo responsabilidad de)the responsibility of, in the care of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
Note: My understanding: algo está a cargo de un supervisor, pero un supervisor está al cargo de algo.
a su cargo loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (por su cuenta)in someone's care advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
alto cargo grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (puesto de responsabilidad)senior official, higher-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asumir un cargo take a position, assume a post
  take office
cargo de conciencia guilty feeling, attack of conscience
cargo directivo managerial post, senior position
cargo público public office, civil service, government job
correr a cargo de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ser de cuenta de)be in charge of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
costarle el cargo a alguien cost somebody his job
dejar a alguien a cargo leave someone in charge
dejar a alguien como [+ cargo o atribución] leave someone as [+ position or duty]
descripción del cargo job description
  description of responsibilities
desempeñar un cargo carry out a job, carry out a task, carry out a duty
designar a alguien como [+ cargo] designate someone as [+position], appoint someone to [+position]
docente a cargo loc nom (tutor)head teacher nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  teacher in charge nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
en ejercicio del cargo loc adv + nm (desempeñando sus funciones)exercising your position exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in exercise of your position exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in your position advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Hay muchas cosas que no se deben hacer en ejercicio del cargo.
 There are many things that shouldn't be done when exercising your position.
en ejercicio del cargo loc adv + nm (durante su mandato)translation unavailable
 Hizo varias mejoras en ejercicio del cargo.
funcionario a cargo responsible civil servant
hacerse cargo take charge
  take responsibility
hacerse cargo de [+ infinitivo] take responsibility for [+ present participle]
   (colloq)take care of [+ present participle]
hacerse cargo de [+ sustantivo] take charge of [+ noun]
  take care of [+ noun]
  look after [+ noun]
hacerse cargo de alguien take charge of someone
  take care of someone
  look after someone
portes a su cargo transport at your cost
  cost of carriage to be born by you
talón de cargo bill of lading
tener a cargo be in charge of
tomar a su cargo take charge of
tomar posesión de un cargo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (asumir un puesto)assume a position, take on a responsibility, take office exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 El presidente electo tomará posesión de su cargo.
 The president elect took office.
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