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take in / hacer entrar
 
take in   take   -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=bring in)
[+person]   hacer entrar
[+chairs, toys]   recoger,   meter para dentro
[+harvest]   recoger
[+sail]   desmontar
2. (=give home to)
[+orphan, stray dog]   acoger,   recoger
·to take in lodgers
·alquilar habitaciones
3. (=receive)
[+laundry, sewing]   coger para hacer en casa
4. [+skirt, dress, waistband]   achicar
5. (=include, cover)
[+possibilities, cases]   abarcar,   incluir
·we took in Florence on the way
·pasamos por Florencia en el camino
·to take in a movie
*   ir al cine
6. (=grasp, understand)
[+situation]   comprender
[+impressions]   asimilar   (visually)
[+surroundings]   captar
·that child takes everything in
·a esa criatura no se le escapa nada
·it'noun so incredible you can't quite take it in
·es tan increíble que es difícil de asimilar
·he took the situation in at a glance
·comprendió la situaciónoun con una sola mirada
7. (=deceive, cheat)   engañar
·to be taken in by appearances
·dejarse engañar por las apariencias
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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