Translation of coger in English:

coger

vt

  • 9 (ocupar) ve pronto y coge sitio get there early and save a place coge la vez en la cola take your turn in the line (AmE) o (BrE) queue cogió la delantera he took the lead

vi

  • 2 2.1coge/cogió y … [familiar/colloquial], si empiezas con ese tema cojo y me voy if you're going to start talking about that, I'm off o (AmE) I'm taking off [colloquial/familiar] de repente cogió y se fue suddenly he upped and went [colloquial/familiar] cogió y se puso a llorar she (suddenly) burst into tears 2.2 (por un camino) cogieron por el camino más corto they took the shortest route coge por esta calle go down this street 2.3 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], (caber) to fit

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