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alzar

Translation of alzar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 4 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] [dinero] estuve lavando coches y alcé 500 pesos I made 500 pesos washing cars tiene sus centavitos alzados she has a few pennies o/or (inglés norteamericano/American English) cents stashed away [familiar/colloquial]

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (alzarse)

  • 2 [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] (llevarse)alzarse con algo se alzó con los fondos del club he ran off with the club funds se alzó con el título he carried off o/or won the title el equipo local se alzó con la victoria the home team triumphed o won o was victorious
  • 3 [literario/literary] (erguirse) el Aconcagua se alza majestuoso entre los demás picos Aconcagua rises majestically from the surrounding peaks el rascacielos se alza muy por encima de los otros edificios the skyscraper soars o/or towers high above the other buildings
  • 4 (México/Mexico) (Venezuela) (volverse altivo) se alzó por la fama fame went to o/or (inglés británico/British English) turned his head
  • 5 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [animal] to come into o/or (inglés británico/British English) on heat

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