ponerse a cubierto

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. (general)
a. to take cover
Las autoridades le pidieron a todos los ciudadanos ponerse a cubierto durante de la tormenta.Authorities asked all citizens to take cover during the storm.
b. to take shelter
El huracán se aproxima. ¡Tenemos que ponernos a cubierto!The hurricane is approaching. We need to take shelter!
c. to seek cover
No estoy bromeando. Pónganse a cubierto y aléjense de las ventanas. Se aproxima un tornado.I'm not joking. Seek cover and stay away from windows. A tornado is coming.
d. to seek shelter
Nos pusimos a cubierto apenas recibimos la alertaWe sought shelter right after we received the alert.
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