Translation of embalar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (embalarse)[familiar/colloquial]
- 1.1 (cobrar velocidad) se embaló a correr he raced o/or dashed off no te embales, que esta carretera es peligrosa don't go too fast, this road's dangerous el coche se embaló cuesta abajo the car sped o/or [familiar/colloquial] zoomed off down the hill 1.2 (entusiasmarse) en general no es muy hablador pero cuando se embala … he's not usually very talkative, but when he gets going … se embaló con esa idea (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) she got very excited about the idea
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