- 1 (crouch) agacharse, ponerse* en cuclillas two children squatting behind the bushes dos niños agachados or en cuclillas detrás de los arbustos he squatted (down) on his heels se sentó en cuclillasMore example sentences
- The older boy squatted down on his heels and waited.
- After 35 years of plumbing and heating work, I was having trouble bending my knees and squatting under sinks.
- I squatted down beside him and offered him water.
- 2 (in building, on land) ocupar un inmueble ajeno sin autorización okupar (Spain/España)More example sentences
- Mrs Kapijimpanga, however, cautioned the residents against squatting on land that has been unlawfully acquired.
- In the 1990s, it helped slum residents in Bombay to claim the land they were squatting on and turn it into a proper residential estate with running water and electricity.
- I bloody well hope that he knows these people are squatting on his land.
Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.
- 2 (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (place)vivienda o tierra ocupada sin autorización okupación (feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (action) ocupación (feminine) ilegalMore example sentences
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- Strong and flexible calves play an important stabilizing role in exercises like the squat, the deadlift and the clean.
- If you want to be a powerlifter, then there are specific training regimens you can follow to increase your poundage for your bench, squat and deadlift.
- Keep the dumbbell centered between your knees as you descend into a deep squat, keeping your head up and low back slightly arched.
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- The squat is one of the best exercises to develop and define the front of the thigh, glute and hamstring muscles.
- What better way to ‘ease’ back into gym life than with squats and lunges.
- So I've decided to compromise, cutting out the carbs at night and doing squats in the living-room.
- Many are of ‘no fixed abode’, either living in squats or at established protest camps at airports or proposed roads.
- The relationship had deteriorated and she had become depressed, ending up living in squats in Bristol.
- They got used to us living in squats and living for free.
- [person] rechoncho y bajo, retacón (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) ; [building/tower/church] achaparradoMore example sentences
- The face is characteristically square or broad with a short neck, often giving a squat appearance.
- I look at the ugly, squat houses and try to imagine being locked in them (along with my entire family) for months on end.
- Close to where I had been sitting the light picked out a squat toad about the size of a small teapot.