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Translation of abrigar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 (con ropa) See examples: abriga bien al niño
    wrap the child up warm o well
    el pañuelo me abriga el cuello
    the scarf keeps my neck warm

verbo intransitivo

  • (ropa)
    to be warm
    este suéter abriga mucho
    this sweater is really warm

also: abrigarse verbo pronominal

  • (reflexivo)
    to wrap up warm o well
    abrígate (bien) que hace frío
    wrap up warm o well, it's cold
    abrígate el pecho
    keep your chest warm
Example sentences
  • De esa manera se abrigarían y protegerían entre sí.
  • Por ello, siempre abrigaba la expectativa de poder abordar este tema.
  • Le recomendamos bajar del vehículo bastante abrigado para evitar el mal de altura.

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