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American English: /kɑp/
British English: /kɒp/

Translation of cop in Spanish:


  • 2 (arrest) (British English) (dated or humorous)it's a fair cop
    pues sí señor, me ha agarrado or (esp Spain) cogido
  • 3 (good, use) (British English) to be not much cop
    no ser nada del otro mundo or del otro jueves [colloquial]
    no valer gran cosa

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1 (American English) (win)
    Example sentences
    • He copped several A-level awards, including best all round student.
    • New Park's players copped the other awards.
    • He copped the award for the Most Outstanding Academic Performance, while Jeremiah Bishop received the Principal's Spirit Award.
  • 2 (esp British English) [colloquial] (receive, get)he copped a whack on the head
    se llevó un porrazo en la cabeza [colloquial]
    cop (a load of) this/him/her!
    ¡no te lo/la pierdas! [colloquial]
    to cop it (British English) you'll cop it if they find out
    como se enteren, estás arreglado or te vas a llevar una buena [colloquial]
  • 3 (catch, seize) (British English) [colloquial]
    pillar [colloquial]
    pescar [colloquial]
    cop hold of this a minute
    ¿me tienes esto un momento?

Phrasal verbs

cop out

verb + adverb
rajarse [colloquial]
to cop out of something
(of responsibility/task)
escabullirse de algo
sacarle el cuerpo a algo [colloquial]
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