Translation of take in in Spanish:

take in

recoger, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(give home to)

      (orphan) recoger
      (lodger) alojar

    • 1.2(do)

      she takes in washing lava para afuera River Plate Southern Cone

    • 1.3(grasp, register)

      (impressions/information) asimilar
      she explained it so fast I couldn't take it all in lo explicó tan rápido que no lo pude asimilar todo
      • he looked around taking in every detail miró a su alrededor captando todos los detalles / sin perderse ni un detalle
      • he didn't take in what was happening no se dio cuenta de lo que estaba pasando

    • 1.4(make narrower)

      (dress/waist) meterle a
      (dress/waist) tomarle a

    • 1.5(insert)

      (amendments/corrections) incluir

  • 2

    (deceive)
    engañar
    I'm not taken in by it a mí no me engaña
    • many people were taken in by his apparent sincerity su aparente sinceridad engañó a muchos
  • 3

    • 3.1(include)

      (topics/areas) incluir
      (areas/topics) abarcar

    • 3.2(visit)

      visitar
      (en el recorrido) incluir
      on the way back we took in Alsace (en el camino) de regreso visitamos Alsacia