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Translation of cargar in English:

transitive verb

  • 3 3.1 (de obligaciones)cargar a alguien de algo
    to burden somebody with something
    lo cargaron de responsabilidades
    they gave him a lot of responsibility or burdened him with responsibility
    3.2 (culpa) (+ me/te/le etc) quieren cargarme la culpa de lo que pasó
    they're trying to put or lay the blame on me or they're trying to blame me for what happened
    3.3 (Chile) [colloquial]cargar algo a algo carga sus cuadros al azul
    she uses a lot of blue in her paintings

intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (con un bulto)cargar con algo
    to carry something
    1.2 (con una responsabilidad)cargar con algotiene que cargar con todo el peso de la casa
    she has to shoulder all the responsibility for the household
    vaya a donde vaya tiene que cargar con los niños
    wherever she goes she has to take the children with her
    acabó cargando con la culpa
    he ended up taking the blame
    1.3 (Architecture)cargar sobre algo
    to rest on something
    la cúpula carga sobre estas cuatro columnas
    the dome rests on or is supported by these four columns
    1.4 (Clothing)cargar a la derecha/izquierda
    to dress to the right/left
  • 4 [colloquial] (+ me/te/le etc) (fastidiar) me cargan los fanfarrones como él
    I can't stand show-offs like him
    show-offs like him really annoy me
    show-offs like him really get on my nerves [colloquial]
    me carga levantarme temprano
    I hate or can't stand getting up early

also: cargarse pronominal verb

  • 3 (Chile) [colloquial] 3.1 (inclinarse, propender)cargarse a algose cargan a la flojera
    they tend to be lazy
    3.2 (favorecer)cargarse para alguien
    to favor somebody (US)
    to favour somebody (British)
Example sentences
  • Cuando vuelvas a cargar el juego aparecerá un juego extra.
  • La forma en como AGP carga el anda no es la adecuada.
  • Ayer los tanqueros que arribaron para cargar el combustible se encontraron con esta novedad.
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