- 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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Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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.