We use cookies to improve the user experience of our website. Cookie Get More Information

Home » Language Resources » Spanish word of the day » Palabra

Spanish Word of the Day: Largarse

Spanish words

You can browse either by topic or by the initial letter of the words. Remember that this is not a dictionary. Here you will find only the words that have been selected in the past by our teachers as 'Palabra del Día'.

Browse by Topics / Words


Verbos reflexivos IV

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/21/2003
Word: Largarse
(lar-GAR-se), verbo
English: to beat it, to quit
Etymology: Del latín largus
Meaning: Dicho de una persona: irse o ausentarse con presteza o disimulo (Acepción coloquial)
Topic:Verbos reflexivos IV

“Apenas lo consiguió, –qué hizo? Venderlo todo. Largarse a California. Pero nosotros no: Yo he nacido aquí y mis hijos nacieron aquí, ¡Y aquí nos quedaremos!”

Truman Capote, A sangre fría