hook up

hook up(
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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
1. (to attach)
a. conectar
The technician is coming today to hook up the cable.El técnico viene hoy para conectar el cable.
b. enganchar
My dad hooked up the trailer and made sure the boat was secure.Mi papá enganchó el remolque y aseguró el barco.
c. abrochar (clothing)
Vicky hooked up her sister's dress for her.Vicky le abrochó el vestido a su hermana.
2. (to get through connections)
a. conseguir
I can hook you up with a good price.Te puedo conseguir un buen precio.
3. (to connect)
a. contactar
I'll hook you up with a friend of mine. He said you can crash on his couch.Te voy a contactar con un amigo mío. Me dijo que puedes quedarte en su sillón.
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
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to contact)
a. verse
Let's hook up next week. There's so much I want to tell you.Hay que vernos la próxima semana. Hay tantas cosas que quiero contarte.
b. contactarse
I've been able to hook up with some scholars that I met at the conference.He podido contactarme con varios académicos que conocí durante el congreso.
5. (to attach)
a. abrocharse
The dress hooks up in the back here and here.El vestido se abrocha por atrás aquí y aquí.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to have sex)
a. liarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It's the first time I've hooked up with someone I met at a bar.Es la primera vez que me lío con alguien que conozco en un bar.
b. enrollarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I can't believe you hooked up with that guy.No puedo creer que te enrollaste con ese tipo.
7. (telecommunications)
a. transmitir en cadena
The radio station stopped hooking up, so we couldn't listen to the interview.La estación de radio dejó de transmitir en cadena, por lo que no pudimos escuchar la entrevista.
8. (to meet)
a. conocer
Melissa's always trying to hook up with new people because she considers that networking is vital for success.Melissa siempre trata de conocer gente nueva porque considera que crear una red de contactos es vital para tener éxito.
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hook up
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
1. (television and computers)
a. conectar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (dress)
a. abrocharse
3. (computers)
a. conectar
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hook up
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+dress] abrocharse
2 (Rad) (TV) transmitir en cadena
transitive verb
1 [+dress] abrochar
2 (Rad) (TV) conectar
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