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take in

Translation of take in in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1
    (give home to) (orphan)
    (lodger)
    1.2 (do) See examples: she takes in washing
    es lavandera
    lava para afuera (Southern Cone)
    1.3
    (grasp, register) (impressions/information)
    she explained it so fast I couldn't take it all in
    lo explicó tan rápido que no lo pude asimilar todo
    he looked around taking in every detail
    miró a su alrededor captando todos los detalles or sin perderse ni un detalle
    he didn't take in what was happening
    no se dio cuenta de lo que estaba pasando
    1.4
    (make narrower) (dress/waist)
    meterle or tomarle a
    1.5
    (insert) (corrections/amendments)
  • 2verb + object + adverb
    (deceive)
    I'm not taken in by it
    a mí no me engaña
    many people were taken in by his apparent sincerity
    su aparente sinceridad engañó a muchos
  • 3verb + adverb + object 3.1
    (include) (areas/topics)
    3.2
    (visit) (en el recorrido)
    on the way back we took in Alsace
    (en el camino) de regreso visitamos Alsacia
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