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gather / reunir
 
gather   [ˈgæðər]
A. -transitive verb
1. also gather together
[+people, objects]   reunir,   juntar   also gather up
[+pins, sticks, etcetera]   recoger
[+harvest, crop]   recoger,   recolectar
[+flowers]   coger,   recoger Latin America
[+information]   reunir,   recopilar
[+hair]   recoger   (sewing)   fruncir
[+taxes]   recaudar
·we gathered enough firewood to last the night
·reunimos leña suficiente para toda la noche
·to gather dust
·acumular polvo
·to gather one'noun thoughts (together)
·ordenar sus pensamientos
·she gathered her coat around her
·se envolvió en su abrigo
2. (=gain)
·to gather speed
·ir ganando or adquiriendo velocidad
·to gather strength
·cobrar fuerzas
3. ·to gather that
(=understand)   tener entendido que
(=discover)   enterarse de que
·as you will have gathered ...
·se habrá dado cuenta de que ...
·as far as I could gather
·hasta donde pude enterarme
·I gather from him that ...
·segúnoun lo que me dice ...
·what are we to gather from this?
·¿qué consecuencia sacamos de esto?
B. -intransitive verb
1. [people]   also gather together   reunirse,   juntarse,   congregarse
(=crowd together)   amontonarse
[dust]   acumularse
[clouds]   acumularse,   cerrarse
·they gathered in the doorway
·se apiñaron en la entrada
2. (medicine)   formar pus
C. -noun   (sewing)   frunce (m)
 
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