take cover

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take cover(
teyk
 
kuh
-
vuhr
)
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. (general)
a. ponerse a cubierto
We took cover when it started hailing.Nos pusimos a cubierto cuando empezó a granizar.
b. protegerse
If it rains, we can take cover in the barn.Si llueve, podemos protegernos en el establo.
c. refugiarse
The citizens of London took cover in the underground tunnels during the Blitz.Los ciudadanos de Londres se refugiaban en los túneles del metro durante el Blitz.
d. guarecerse
When it rains, the stray cats take cover under the bridge.Cuando llueve, los gatos callejeros se guarecen bajo el puente.
e. resguardarse
We took cover in the basement and waited for the bombing to end.Nos resguardamos en el sótano y esperamos a que terminara el bombardeo.
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