verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [papel/persiana] to roll up 1.2 [cable/manguera] to coil enrollar el hilo en el carrete wind the thread onto the spool 1.3 [papel/carne] to roll up
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (enrollarse)
- 1 [papel] to roll up; [cuerda/cable] to coil up la cadena se enrolló en la rueda the chain wound o/or wrapped itself around the wheel
- 2 (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] 2.1 (hablar mucho) no te enrolles y ve al grano stop jabbering on o/or waffling and get to the point [familiar/colloquial] no te enrolles hablando por teléfono don't stay on the phone too long se enrolla como una persiana she really goes on [familiar/colloquial], she can talk the hind leg off a donkey 2.2 [pareja] to make out together (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , to get off together (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] enrollarse
conalgn to make out withsb (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , to get off withsb (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] se enrolló con mi prima pero no duró mucho he had a thing (going) with my cousin but it didn't last long 2.3 (con una actividad) enrollarse conalgo to get into sth [familiar/colloquial] se enrollaron hablando de política they got deep into conversation about politics 2.4 (animarse) to get into the swing [familiar/colloquial], get with it (inglés británico/British English) [argot/slang] enrollarse bien (España/Spain) [argot], se enrolla muy bien con la gente he gets on very well with o/or he has a way with people ese pinchadiscos se enrolla muy bien that disc jockey is really cool [familiar/colloquial]
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