alistarse en

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alistarse en(
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1. (to join the army)
a. to enlist in
José se alistó en la marina porque le gusta el mar.Jose enlisted in the navy because he likes the sea.
b. to join up
Mi bisabuelo se alistó en el ejército luego del ataque a Pearl Harbor.My great grandfather joined up the army after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
2. (to sign up)
a. to enroll
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Ya me alisté en la universidad y ya pagué la cuota.I already enrolled in college and already paid the fee.
b. to enrol (Australia) (United Kingdom)
Los alumnos podrán alistarse en la Facultad de Derecho la semana que viene.Students will be able to enrol in Law School next week.
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