Madrugar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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madrugar

 
madrugar
intransitive verb
1. to get up early (levantarse)
  • no por mucho madrugar amanece más temprano (Prov) time must take its course
  • al que madruga, Dios le ayuda (Prov) the early bird catches the worm
2. (ocurrir pronto)
  • los goles madrugaron it wasn't long before the goals started flowing
madrugar
intransitive verb
1 (levantarse temprano) (una vez) to get up early; get up at the crack of dawn; (por costumbre) to be an early riser
a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda the early bird catches the worm
no por mucho madrugar amanece más temprano time will take its course
2 (anticiparse) to be quick off the mark
3 (precipitarse) to jump the gun
transitive verb
madrugar a algn (adelantarse) to get in ahead of sb; (Centroamérica) (matar) to bump sb off (familiar)
Verb Conjugations for madrugar
Gerund: madrugando
Participle: madrugado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yomadrugomadruguémadrugabamadrugaríamadrugaré
madrugasmadrugastemadrugabasmadrugaríasmadrugarás
él/ella/Ud.madrugamadrugómadrugabamadrugaríamadrugará
nosotrosmadrugamosmadrugamosmadrugábamosmadrugaríamosmadrugaremos
vosotrosmadrugáismadrugasteismadrugabaismadrugaríaismadrugaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.madruganmadrugaronmadrugabanmadrugaríanmadrugarán
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