ponerse al abrigo de

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 shelter from
Corrimos hasta una parada de autobús para ponernos al abrigo de la lluvia.We run to a bus stop to shelter from the rain.
b. to take shelter from
Los excursionistas se pusieron al abrigo de la tormenta en una cueva.The hikers took shelter from the storm in a cave.
c. to take cover from
Los soldados corrieron hasta un edificio en ruinas para ponerse al abrigo del fuego enemigo.The soldiers ran to a derelict building to take cover from enemy fire.
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