Translation of achicar in English:

achicar

vt

  • 1 1.1 [chaqueta/vestido] to take in 1.2 [persona] los reveses que ha sufrido lo han ido achicando the setbacks he's suffered have gradually diminished his confidence nada lo achica nothing daunts him, he's not daunted by anything intentaron achicarnos a base de patadas they tried to intimidate us by playing rough

achicarse v pron

  • no te achiques y dile lo que piensas don't be intimidated o don't feel daunted, tell him what you think

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