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line up

Translation of line up in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb (form line, row)
    formar fila
    (queue up) (American English)
    hacer cola
    they lined up behind the teacher
    se pusieron en or formaron fila detrás del maestro
    the party lined up behind the leader
    el partido cerró filas en torno a su líder
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2.1 (form into line)
    poner en fila
    2.2 (arrange) See examples: we've a busy program lined up for you
    le tenemos preparada una apretada agenda
    we do not have anyone lined up for the job yet
    aún no tenemos a nadie en vista para el trabajo
    have you got anything lined up for the weekend?
    ¿tienes algo planeado para el fin de semana?
    2.3 (align)
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