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agachar

Translation of agachar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (agacharse)

  • 1.1 (ponerse en cuclillas) to crouch down; (inclinarse) to bend down lo vi tirar la piedra y me agaché I saw him throw the stone so I ducked 1.2 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial], (rebajarse) to eat dirt o/or humble pie [familiar/colloquial]

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