Quick answer
"Crouch" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "agacharse", and "bend down" is an intransitive verb phrase which is also often translated as "agacharse". Learn more about the difference between "crouch" and "bend down" below.
crouch(
krauch
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. agacharse
The boys crouched behind a car to hide from the teacher.Los niños se agacharon detrás de un auto para esconderse del profesor.
b. ponerse en cuclillas
Helga crouched to get a closer look at the spider on the ground.Helga se puso en cuclillas para ver de cerca la araña que había en el suelo.
c. agazaparse
The ocelot crouched in the bushes, waiting for its prey to get close enough.El ocelote se agazapaba en la maleza, a la espera de que su presa estuviera lo suficientemente cerca.
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bend down
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to crouch)
a. agacharse
Diana bent down to take a close-up of the beetle.Diana se agachó para hacer un acercamiento del escarabajo.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to lower)
a. inclinar
I bent my head down to get a closer look.Incliné la cabeza para mirarlo más de cerca.
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