Cop in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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1. (familiar)
2. poli (sustantivo masculino) (policeman)
  • to play cops and robbers jugar a policías y ladrones
  • it's not much cop no es nada del otro mundo (not very good) (británico)
verbo transitivo (pt & pp copped)
  • to cop it cargársela; (be punished) (británico) estirar la pata(die), palmarla (español de España), petaleársela (español de México)
cop [kɒp]
1 (policeman) poli (m) (informal); (Esp) cana (m) (informal); (S. Cone)
the cops la pasma (very_informal); (Esp) la cana (very_informal); (S. Cone) cops and robbers (game) policías y ladrones
2 (Britain)
it's not much cop no es gran cosa; it's a fair cop! ¡está bien!
transitive verb
1 (Britain) (catch) [+person] pescar; pillar; [+beating, fine] ganarse
he copped six months se cargó seis meses; you'll cop it! ¡te la vas a ganar!; I copped it from the headmaster el director me puso como un trapo; cop this! ¡hay que ver esto!; cop hold of this coge or toma esto; (Esp)
2 (US) (Jur)
to cop a plea declararse culpable de un delito menor para obtener una sentencia más leve D.A. Marion Farmer had got himself into the hot seat by letting them New York murderers cop a plea Is he trying to cop an insanity plea?
3 (US) [+drugs] comprar
cop shop (n) (Britain) comisaría (f)
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