- 1.1 [ropa/tela] to shrink 1.2 [piernas/cuerpo] encoger las piernas to tuck one's legs in el animal encogió el cuerpo de miedo the animal shrank back in fear
encogerse v pron
- 2 [persona] 2.1 (físicamente) encogerse de hombros to shrug one's shoulders caminaba muy encogida she walked with her shoulders hunched 2.2 [anciano] to shrink, get shorter 2.3 (acobardarse) to be intimidated no se encoge ante nadie he's not afraid of o daunted by anyone, he doesn't let himself be intimidated by anyone
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The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.