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Translation of recargar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 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 a 10% surcharge
    1.2recargar a alguien de algo
    to overload somebody with something
    me están recargando de responsabilidades
    they're giving me too much responsibility
    they're putting too much responsibility on my shoulders

also: recargarse verbo pronominal

  • 1 (reflexivo) (de responsabilidades, trabajo)recargarse de algote 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) (apoyarse)recargarse contra algo
    to lean against something
    fumaba recargado contra la puerta
    he was leaning against the door smoking
Example sentences
  • Procure descansar más si quiere recargar la energía.
  • Sin embargo, los collares muy llamativos recargarán mucho la imagen.
  • Yo percibo que quieren recargar las cosas con nosotros.

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