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take in

Translation of take in in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1
    (give home to) (orphan)
    1.2 (do) See examples: she takes in washing
    es lavandera
    lava para afuera (Southern Cone)
    (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
    (make narrower) (dress/waist)
    meterle or tomarle a
    (insert) (corrections/amendments)
  • 2verb + object + adverb
    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)
    (visit) (en el recorrido)
    on the way back we took in Alsace
    (en el camino) de regreso visitamos Alsacia
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