Translation of cargar in English:

cargar

vt

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

vi

  • 1 1.1 (con un bulto) cargar con algo to carry sth 1.2 (con una responsabilidad)cargar con algo tiene 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 [Arquit] cargar sobre algo to rest on sth la cúpula carga sobre estas cuatro columnas the dome rests on o is supported by these four columns 1.4 [Indum] cargar a la derecha/izquierda to dress to the right/left
  • 4 [familiar/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 o [colloquial/familiar] get on my nerves me carga levantarme temprano I hate o can't stand getting up early

cargarse v pron

  • 3 (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] 3.1 (inclinarse, propender)cargarse a algo se cargan a la flojera they tend to be lazy 3.2 (favorecer) cargarse para algn to favor* sb

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