Translation of encoger in English:
also: encogerse verbo pronominal
- 2 (persona) 2.1 (físicamente) See examples: encogerse de hombroscaminaba muy encogidato shrug one's shoulders2.2she walked with her shoulders hunched(anciano)2.3 (acobardarse)get shorterno se encoge ante nadieto be intimidatedhe's not afraid of o daunted by anyonehe doesn't let himself be intimidated by anyone
- Uno les pregunta por qué, y sólo encogen los hombros.
- En los últimos quince minutos el equipo portugués se volvió a encoger.
- Eso hace encoger el pene dentro de la base.
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