round up

round up(
raund
 
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to gather)
a. rodear (animals)
The cowboys rounded up the cattle and herded them toward the other pasture.Los vaqueros rodearon las reses y las llevaron hacia el otro prado.
b. reunir
My uncle rounded up the whole family so we could decide where we were all going for the day.Mi tío reunió a toda la familia para que decidiéramos a dónde iríamos por el día.
2. (to make a whole number)
a. redondear
The cost of the desk was $158.63, but you can just round up to $159.El precio del escritorio fue de $158.63, pero lo puedes redondear a $159.
3. (to detain)
a. agarrar
The witness helped the police round up one of the most wanted criminals.La testigo ayudó a la policía a agarrar a uno de los criminales más buscados.
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round up
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (cattle)
a. recoger
2. (criminals, suspects)
a. detener
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round up
transitive verb
[+cattle] acorralar; rodear; [+friends] reunir; [+criminals] coger; agarrar; (LAm) [+figures] redondear por arriba;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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