descolgar

Escuchar:


  • WordReference
  • Collins

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
descolgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (bajar lo colgado)take down vtr + prep
 Voy a descolgar el cuadro para limpiar el marco.
 I'm going to take down the picture to clean the frame.
descolgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (el teléfono)pick 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."
  answer vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Tardo diez tonos en descolgar el teléfono.
 I wait for the phone to ring ten times before I pick it up.
descolgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (dejar caer, soltar cuerda)lower vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Descuelga un poco el cubo, utilizando la polea.
 Lower the bucket a little by using the pulley.
descolgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (dejar atrás)pull away from, break away from v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  leave behind vtr + adv
  shake 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."
 Por mucho que atacaba el ciclista no conseguía descolgar a sus rivales.
 Despite his great effort, the cyclist couldn't pull away from (or: break away from) his rivals.
descolgarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (dejarse caer)lower yourself vtr + pron
  let yourself down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La mejor manera de bajar es descolgarse con un cuerda.
 The best way to get down is to lower yourself using a rope.
descolgarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (quedarse atrás)fall behind, fall back vi + adv
 El equipo se descolgó de la lucha por el campeonato al perder dos partidos.
 The team fell behind on their effort to win the championship after losing two matches.
descolgarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (apartarse, no adherirse)distance yourself vtr + pron
 No le hagas caso, lo que quiere es descolgarse y no apoyar la iniciativa.
 Don't pay any attention to him. He just wants to distance himself from the initiative.
descolgarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (algo inesperado)come out with, let loose with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  blurt out 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."
 Nos sorprendió mucho al descolgarse con aquella afirmación.
 We were surprised when he came out with that claim.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.


Forum discussions with the word(s) "descolgar" in the title:

See Google Translate's machine translation of 'descolgar'.

In other languages: French | Portuguese | Italian | German | Dutch | Swedish | Polish | Romanian | Czech | Greek | Turkish | Chinese | Japanese | Korean | Arabic

Advertisements

Word of the day: smart | drag

Advertisements

Infórmanos de los anuncios inapropiados.