estar colocado
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estar colocado
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 be positioned)
a. to be placed
Los cuchillos no están bien colocados, deberían estar a la derecha del plato.The knives aren't placed correctly. They should be to the right of the plate.
2. (to have a job)
a. to be employed
¿Está colocada Isabel? - Sí, es cajera en un banco.Is Isabel employed? - Yes, she's a bank teller.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be drugged)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to be high
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ese tipo tiene los ojo vidriosos. Yo creo que está colocado.That guy's got glassy eyes. I think he's high.
b. to be stoned
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me he fumado solo un porro pero estoy colocado.I only smoked one joint but I'm stoned.
c. to be tripped
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Por qué te ríes así? ¿Estás colocado?Why are you laughing like that? Are you tripped?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be drunk)
a. to be plastered
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Estoy colocado. - Claro, llevas toda la noche bebiendo.I'm plastered. - Of course, you've been drinking all night.
b. to be smashed
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Por qué se tambalea así ese hombre? - Porque está colocado?Why is that man staggering like that? - Because he's smashed.
c. to be tripped
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Estás colocado? Pero si solo te bebiste un vaso de vino.Are you tripped? But you only drank a glass of wine.
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