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acoger vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (aceptar)accept, embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Mis jefes no acogieron la idea con entusiasmo.
 My bosses didn't embrace the idea with much enthusiasm.
acoger vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (dar refugio)take in 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."
  accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  admit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  accommodate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Cuando María se fue, su hermana acogió a los niños.
 When Maria left, her sister took the kids in.
acogerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (refugiarse, ampararse)take refuge v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  find shelter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Para escapar de las persecuciones se acogían a la iglesia.
 They took refuge in the church to avoid persecution.
acogerse a algo v prnl + prep (ley, norma: ampararse)invoke vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 En EE. UU. el testigo de un crimen se acogió a la quinta enmienda y no testificó en el juicio.
 A witness to a crime in the USA invoked the Fifth Amendment and didn't testify in court.
acogerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: ampararse, basarse en algo)have recourse to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  base on something v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  turn to, avail yourself of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El acusado se acogió a su derecho a no responder a las preguntas del fiscal.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
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acoger en su seno loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado, formal (recoger, proteger)take under your wing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  shelter [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  welcome [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  accept as one of your own v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Esta casa de enseñanza nos acogió en su seno y nos dio grandes lecciones de vida.
 This educational institution took us under its wing and gave us great lessons in life.
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