roll in(
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 arrive en masse)
a. llegar en grandes cantidades
Suddenly the requests for our product started rolling in.De repente empezaron a llegar en grandes cantidades los pedidos para nuestros producto.
2. (to arrive)
a. aparecer
There was an accident on the highway, so our friends didn't roll in until after 9 pm.Hubo un accidente en la autopista, así que nuestros amigos no aparecieron hasta las 9 pm.
b. presentarse
By the time Dannie finally rolled in, the meeting was already over.Cuando por fin Dannie se presentó, la reunión ya había terminado.
c. llegar
Black clouds had begun to roll in, so we packed up our picnic and headed for shelter.Habían empezado a llegar nubes negras, así que recogimos nuestro picnic y salimos en busca de refugio.
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roll in
1 [+money, letters] llover; llegar a raudales; [+person] aparecer
offers of help continued to roll in seguían lloviendo ofertas de ayuda; seguían llegando ofertas de ayuda a raudales
the money is rolling in
he rolled in at 2a.m. apareció a las 2 de la mañana
he rolled in half an hour late
2 [+waves, cloud, mist] llegar
the waves came rolling in llegaban grandes olas a la playa
low cloud had rolled in from the sea the fog had begun to roll in
transitive verb
[+trolley, barrel] llevar (rodando)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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