cobrar

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Principal Translations
cobrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (salario, dinero) (payment, salary, fee)collect vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (pay, payment, salary)earn vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (check, cheque)cash vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  get paid v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 En España se cobra el sueldo mensualmente.
 In Spain, you collect your wages monthly.
cobrar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). España, coloquial (recibir golpes)pay viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (informal)get it, get what's coming to you v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Como no os portéis bien vais a cobrar.
 If you don't behave yourselves you're going to pay.
cobrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (matar cazando) (informal)bag vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  shoot vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Ayer fuimos a cazar perdices y cobramos tres piezas.
 Esta oración no es una traducción de la original. I bagged three pheasant and a duck on this morning's shoot.
cobrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (tomar, adquirir)take on 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]
  develop vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El agua cobró un color marrón cuando removimos el fondo.
 The water took on a brown colour when we stirred up the bottom.
cobrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (causar víctimas)claim vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La explosión se cobró tres víctimas.
 The explosion claimed three victims.
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Compound Forms:
cobrar ánimo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (animarse, atreverse)get up courage, screw up courage viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  take courage viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Fue cobrando ánimos hasta que restableció por completo su confianza.
cobrar auge loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (subir)reach a new height, reach new heights v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  spring back 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."
cobrar fuerza loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (aumentar intensidad)gather strength, gain strength vtr + n
  strengthen viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
cobrar importancia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (volverse de interés)gain importance vtr + n
  take on importance v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cobrar impulso loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (tomar velocidad)gain momentum vtr + n
cobrar impulso loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (acelerar el ritmo)gain pace, gain momentum vtr + n
  speed 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 pace v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cobrar la entrada vtr + nf (admisión: pedir pago) (at events, nightclubs)charge an entry fee vtr + n
  charge a cover vtr + n
cobrar relevancia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (volverse importante)gain relevance vtr + n
  become relevant vi + adj
  grow in stature v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cobrar sentido loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacerse lógico)make sense vtr + n
cobrar un favor,
cobrarse un favor
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(pedir algo a cambio) (US)cash in a favor, call in a favor v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK)call in a favour v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cobrar vida loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (avivar)come to life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  come alive vi + adj
cobrar vida loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (cumplirse, realizarse)come to life v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  play itself out v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  happen viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
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