Calzar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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calzar
transitive verb
1. to wear (calzado)
  • calzaba zapatos de ante she was wearing suede shoes
  • ¿qué número calza? what size (shoe) do you take?
2. to wedge, to block (poner cuña a)
3. to fill (muela) (Colombian Spanish)
calzarse
pronominal verb
1. to put one's shoes on
  • se calzó las botas he put on his boots
  • ¡cálzate! put your shoes on!
calzar
transitive verb
1 [+zapatos etc] (llevar) to wear; (ponerse) to put on
calzaba zapatos verdes she was wearing green shoes; ¿qué número calza usted? what size shoes do you wear o take?; what size do you take?
el que primero llega se la calza first come first served
2 [+niño etc] to put shoes on; (proveer de calzado) to provide with footwear; supply with shoes
me ayudó a calzarme las botas he helped me to put my boots on
No hay cuero para calzar a las tropas ni paño para vestirlas.
3 (Mil) etc [+armas] to bear
4 (Técnica) [+rueda etc] to scotch; chock; (con cuña) to put a wedge (under); (bloquear) to block; (asegurar) to secure
5 (Col) [+diente] to fill
6 (poner punta a) to tip; put an iron tip on
intransitive verb
1
calza bien he wears good shoes
2
calza poco
no calza mucho
he's pretty dim (familiar)
pronominal verb
calzarse
1
calzarse los zapatos to put one's shoes on
2
calzarse un empleo to get a job; calzarse a algn to keep sb under one's thumb
3
calzarse a algn to screw sb (vulgar)
Verb Conjugations for calzar
Gerund: calzando
Participle: calzado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yocalzocalcécalzabacalzaríacalzaré
calzascalzastecalzabascalzaríascalzarás
él/ella/Ud.calzacalzócalzabacalzaríacalzará
nosotroscalzamoscalzamoscalzábamoscalzaríamoscalzaremos
vosotroscalzáiscalzasteiscalzabaiscalzaríaiscalzaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.calzancalzaroncalzabancalzaríancalzarán
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