- 1 (atravesar) [calle] to cross; [mar/desierto/puente] to cross, go/come across cruzó el río a nado she swam across the river esta calle no cruza Serrano this street doesn't intersect with Serrano
- 2 [piernas] to cross se sentó y cruzó las piernas she sat down and crossed her legs con los brazos cruzados with my/your/his arms crossed o/or folded crucemos los dedos let's keep our fingers crossed
- 5 [palabras/saludos] to exchange no crucé ni una palabra con él we didn't say a single word to each other, we didn't exchange a single word
- 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
- (atravesar) to cross cruzaron por el puente they went over o/or across the bridge
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/or see o/or pass each other on the way (no nos veremos) we're sure to miss each other along the way cruzarse
conalgn to see o/or pass sb me crucé con él al salir de la estación I saw o/or passed o/or 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
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Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.