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cargo

Translation of cargo in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 (responsabilidad, cuidado) 2.1a cargo de algn, los niños están a mi cargo the children are in my care o/or [formal] charge un concierto a cargo de la Orquesta Nacional [formal] a concert performed by the National Orchestra el negocio quedó a su cargo he was left in charge of the business dejé/puse las ventas a cargo de Luque I left/put Luque in charge of sales tiene cuatro hijos a su cargo or (Colombia) a cargo he has four children to support tiene a su cargo la división comercial she is responsible for o/or in charge of the sales department 2.2al cargo de algo in charge of sth quedó/lo pusieron al cargo del departamento he was left/they put him in charge of the department 2.3correr a cargo de algn, los gastos corren a cargo de la empresa expenses will be paid o/or met by the company la organización del concierto corre a cargo de su ayudante her assistant is responsible for organizing the concert el papel principal corre a cargo de Fernando Arias the main part o/or the leading role is played by Fernando Arias 2.4hacerse cargo de algo (hacerse responsable) [de un puesto/una tarea] to take charge of sth [de gastos] to take care of sth (entender) (España/Spain) to be aware of sth ¿podría hacerse cargo de nuestra sucursal en Panamá? could you take charge of o/or head our branch in Panama? mi abuela se hizo cargo de mí my grandmother took care of me me hago cargo de la gravedad de la situación I am aware of the gravity of the situation es un problema difícil — sí, me hago cargo it's a difficult problem — yes, I realize that o/or I am aware of that

    Compounds

    cargo de conciencia

    • no tengo ningún cargo de conciencia por no haber ido a visitarlo I don't feel at all guilty for not having been to visit him, I feel no remorse at not having been to visit him me da/quedó un cargo de conciencia horrible I feel/felt terribly guilty
  • 5 (Chile) (Perú/Peru) [ certificate or stamp showing date and time a document is submitted ]

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