Translation of ligar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 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], [hachís/coca] to score [argot/slang] 4.4 (España/Spain) [argot], (apresar) to bust [argot/slang], to nick (inglés británico/British English) [argot/slang]
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 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]
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (ligarse)
- 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]
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