Translation of arreglar in English:

arreglar

vt

  • 5 [familiar/colloquial] (como amenaza) ya te arreglaré yo a ti I'll show you! [familiar/colloquial]

arreglarse v pron

  • 1 (reflexivo/reflexive) (ataviarse) tarda horas en arreglarse she takes hours to get ready o/or do herself up no te arregles tanto, solo vamos al pub de la esquina you don't need to get so dressed up, we're only going to the bar on the corner sabe arreglarse she knows how to make herself look good o/or nice
  • 2 [pelo/manos] 2.1 (reflexivo/reflexive) te has arreglado el pelo muy bien you've done your hair really nicely, your hair looks really nice me tengo que arreglar las manos I have to do my nails [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (causativo/causative) tengo que ir a arreglarme el pelo I must go and have my hair done ¿por qué no se arreglará la boca? why doesn't she go and have her teeth seen to?
  • 4 [familiar/colloquial] (apañarse) ya nos arreglaremos para volver a casa we'll make our own way home es difícil arreglarse sin coche en una ciudad grande it's difficult to get by o/or to manage without a car in a big city no hay camas para todos, pero ya nos arreglaremos there aren't enough beds for everyone, but we'll sort o/or work something out aunque la casa es pequeña, nos arreglamos it's a small house, but we managearreglarse con algo nos tendremos que arreglar con tu sueldo we'll have to get by o/or manage on your wages se tendrán que arreglar con esta leche, no queda más they'll have to make do with this milk, it's all there is left arreglárselas [familiar/colloquial], me pregunto cómo se las arreglan para comprar estas cosas I don't know how they manage o/or where they find the money to buy all these things tú te lo has buscado, así que ahora arréglatelas como puedas you got yourself into this, now it's up to you to sort o/or work it out as best you can sabe arreglárselas solo he can look after himself ya me las arreglaré para llegar a tiempo I'll find a way of getting there in time no sé cómo se las arregla que siempre llega tarde I don't know how she does it, but she always manages to arrive late

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