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encajar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (meter, ajustar)fit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (two pieces)fit together vtr + adv
 El mecánico encajó bien las ruedas de la bici para evitar un accidente.
 The mechanic fitted the bike tyres well in order to avoid accidents.
encajar en vi + prep (sentirse a gusto) (socially)fit in with vi phrasal insep
  belong viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 No encajo en este ambiente y echo de menos a mis amigos.
 I don't fit in with this crowd and I really miss my friends.
encajar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa"). (coincidir)fit in with, fit with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  agree with vi + prep
  tally up with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  square with vi + prep
 Cuando leas el último capítulo del libro, verás que todo encaja en la historia.
 When you read the last chapter of the book you will see how it all fits in with the story.
encajar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (aceptar)accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (informal)take vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La secretaria del jefe no encajó bien el despido.
 The secretary didn't accept her job dismissal well.
encajar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). coloquial (dar un golpe) (fighting)deliver, land vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  let fly, let loose, unloose v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal: accept blows)receive, take vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El boxeador le encajó un derechazo a su rival.
 The boxer delivered (or: landed) a right jab to his opponent.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The lightweight had to receive (or: take) lots of punches in his first fight.
encajarle a alguien vi + prep coloquial (prenda: quedar)fit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 He subido de peso pero el vestido todavía me encaja.
 I've gained weight but the dress still fits me.
encajar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda"). (goles: recibir)let 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."
  concede vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El equipo visitante encajó cinco goles y perdió el partido.
 The away team let in five goals and lost the match.
encajar con vi + prep (coincidir con)coincide with vi + prep
  agree with vi + prep
  tally up with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  square with vi + prep
 Tu versión de los hechos no encaja con la mía.
 Your version of events doesn't coincide with mine.
encajarse algo v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (prenda: ponerse)throw on 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."
  put on 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."
 La candidata no oyó el despertador y, para no llegar tarde a la entrevista, se encajó lo primero que encontró a mano.
 The candidate didn't hear her alarm and, in order to get to the interview on time, she threw on the first thing she found handy.
 
Additional Translations
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encajarse con v prnl + prep MX: coloquial (aprovecharse, abusar)take advantage of, abuse the kindness of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Luis se encaja con sus amigos: les pide prestado y nunca les paga.
 He takes advantage of (or: abuses the kindness of) his friends, borrowing money and never repaying it.
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Compound Forms:
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acabar de encajar be able to fit, fit inside v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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