agarrar

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Asturian[edit]

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agarrar (first-person singular indicative present agarro, past participle agarráu)

  1. to grab, grasp, hold
  2. to get, get hold of, obtain
  3. to take up (space)
  4. to take, grab, help oneself to

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ garra (claw) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧gar‧rar
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌa.ɡa.ˈʁa(ʁ)/

Verb[edit]

agarrar (first-person singular present indicative agarro, past participle agarrado)

  1. (transitive) to grab; to grip; to grasp (to hold, or take hold of, forcefully)
    Alguém me agarrou por trás.
    Someone grabbed me from behind.
  2. (transitive) to claw (to grab or strike with one’s claws)
    A águia agarrou o peixe.
    The eagle clawed the fish.
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, intransitive, or transitive with em) to hold on (to); to cling (to) (to hold very tightly)
    Se a escada estiver muito lisa, se agarre no corrimão.
    If the stairs are too slippery, hold on to the railing.
  4. (figuratively, takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with em or a) to cling to; to love (to be very fond of; to feel strongly about)
    Eu me agarro em leitura.
    I love reading.
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun, intransitive, or transitive with com or a) to have a go at; to brawl with; to get physical with (to engage in a physical fight)
    Os bêbados começaram a se agarrar.
    The drunks began brawling.
    Um idiota queria se agarrar comigo.
    Some idiot wanted to fight with me.
  6. (transitive) to get physical with (to make physical contact sexually)
    Os estudantes foram pegos se agarrando.
    The students were caught getting physical with one another.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From garra (claw).

Verb[edit]

agarrar (first-person singular present agarro, first-person singular preterite agarré, past participle agarrado)

  1. to grab or take hold of
  2. (reflexive) to hold on
    Se agarró de mi brazo para no caerse - "She caught hold of my arm so she wouldn't fall"

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