- 1 (unir, vincular) to bind el contrato que la ligaba a la empresa the contract which bound her to the company los ligaba una larga amistad they were bound together by a long-standing friendship
- 2 (atar) le ligaron las manos con una cuerda they tied his hands together o/or they bound his hands with a rope un fajo de billetes ligados con una goma elástica a bundle of bills held together with a rubber band
- 4 4.1 [familiar/colloquial] (en naipes) ligar un full to get a full house 4.2 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial], (conseguir, obtener) to get van a visitarlos solo para ver si ligan algo they only go to visit them to see what they can get out of them 4.3 (España/Spain) [argot/slang], [hachís/coca] to score [argot/slang] 4.4 (España/Spain) [argot/slang], (apresar) to bust [argot/slang], to nick (inglés británico/British English) [argot/slang]
- 1 [familiar/colloquial] (conquistar) los sábados salían a ligar on Saturdays they went out trying to pick up girls/boys [familiar/colloquial], on Saturdays they went out on the pick-up o/or (inglés norteamericano/American English) on the make [argot/slang] ligar
conalgn to make out withsb (inglés norteamericano/American English) to get off withsb (inglés británico/British English)
- 2 (Chile) [familiar/colloquial], (flirtear con) to give … the come-on [familiar/colloquial], to give … the eye (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial]
ligarse v pron
- 3 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial], [reto/cachetada] to get se ligó tres meses a la sombra he got three months in prison o/or [familiar/colloquial] inside ligársela (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] to get a hiding o/or clobbering [familiar/colloquial]
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...
Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.