Translation of cruzar in English:

cruzar

vt

  • 6 (llevar al otro lado) to take ( o/or carry etc) … across la madre cruzó a los niños the mother took the children across el barquero nos cruzó the boatman took o/or ferried us across

vi

cruzarse v pron

  • 1 (recíproco/reciprocal) 1.1 [caminos/líneas] to intersect, meet, cross 1.2 (en un viaje, un camino) los trenes se cruzaron a mitad de camino the trains passed each other half way espero no cruzármelo nunca más I hope I never set eyes on him again, I hope we never cross paths again nuestras cartas se han debido de cruzar our letters must have crossed in the post seguro que nos cruzaremos por el camino (nos veremos) we're sure to meet o see o pass each other on the way (no nos veremos) we're sure to miss each other along the way cruzarse con algn to see o/or pass sb me crucé con él al salir de la estación I saw o passed o met him as I came out of the station me cruzo con ella todos los días I see her o/or we pass each other everyday brazo
  • 2 (interponerse) se le cruzó una moto y no pudo frenar a motorcycle pulled out in front of him and he couldn't brake in time se nos cruzó otro corredor y nos caímos todos another runner cut in front of us and we all fell

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