Translation of recargar in English:



  • 1 1.1 (en un pago) (+ me/te/le etc) le recargaron un 10% they charged him 10% extra, they charged him an extra 10% o/or a 10% surcharge 1.2recargar a algn de algo [de trabajo] to overload sb with sth me están recargando de responsabilidades they're giving me too much responsibility, they're putting too much responsibility on my shoulders

recargarse v pron

  • 1 (reflexivo/reflexive) (de responsabilidades, trabajo)recargarse de algo te estás recargando de trabajo you're taking on too much work se recarga de responsabilidades she takes too much responsibility on herself
  • 2 (Colombia, México, Venezuela/Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela) (apoyarse)recargarse contra algo to lean against sth fumaba recargado contra la puerta he was leaning against the door smoking

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