- 1.1 [cable/cadena] to hook engancha el cable en ese clavo/la cadena en la argolla hook the cable onto that nail/the chain onto the ring 1.2 [remolque] to hitch up, attach; [caballos] to harness; [vagón] to couple, attach 1.3 [pez] to hook 1.4 [familiar/colloquial] (atraer) se ha dejado enganchar por una francesa some Frenchwoman's got him in her clutches [colloquial/familiar] lo engancharon para que ayudara con los preparativos they got him to help with the preparations, they dragged him into helping with the preparations 1.5 [Taur] to gore
engancharse v pron
- 1.1 (quedar prendido) to get caught el cable se enganchó en una de las vigas the wire got caught o stuck o snagged on one of the beams se me enganchó la falda en una rama my skirt got caught o hooked on a branch 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] [Mil] to join up 1.3 [familiar/colloquial] (hacerse adicto) to get hooked [colloquial/familiar] engancharse
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.