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line up

Translation of line up in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (form line, row) ponerse* en fila, formar fila; (queue up) (American English/inglés norteamericano) 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/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 (form into line) [soldiers/prisoners] poner* en fila 2.2 (arrange) 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) alinear
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