replegar
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replegar(
rreh
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pleh
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gahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to hail in)
a. to retract
El avión despegó y replegó el tren de aterrizaje.The airplane took off and retracted the landing gear.
b. to draw up
El piloto tuvo que replegar el tren de aterrizaje manualmente.The pilot had to draw the landing gear up manually.
2. (to fold many times)
a. to refold
No se puede replegar un papel más de siete veces.You cannot refold a piece of paper more than seven times.
3. (military)
a. to withdraw
De acuerdo con un mandato del senado, Antíoco retiró sus tropas de Egipto.Following a mandate of the senate, Antiochus withdrew his troops from Egypt.
replegarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to become self-absorbed)
a. to withdraw
Alberto se repliega sobre sí cuando se siente intimidado.Alberto withdraws into himself when he feels intimidated.
5. (military)
a. to withdraw
El regimiento fue atacado con artillería pesada y tuvo que replegarse.The regiment came under heavy artillery fire and had to withdraw.
b. to fall back
"¡Es una emboscada! ¡Repliéguense!", gritó el capitán."It's an ambush! Fall back!" shouted the captain.
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replegar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (ocultar)
a. to retract
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (retirarse)
a. to withdraw, to retreat
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replegar
transitive verb
1 (plegar) to fold over; (de nuevo) to fold again; refold
2 [+tren de aterrizaje] to retract; draw up
pronominal verb
replegarse (Mil) to withdraw; fall back
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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