"enganchar" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
Se engancha a la gente haciéndoles creer que los cigarrillos "suaves" y "con bajo contenido de alquitrán" son más saludables.
People have been hooked on the idea that 'mild' and 'low tar' cigarettes are healthier.
Sin embargo, no podemos abandonar a los que están enganchados a las drogas.
However, we must not abandon people who are hooked.
No solo se enganchan en los ganchos y se enredan en las redes, la sobrepesca crónica puede privar a estas aves de sus presas, el mismo pescado pequeño que se llevan los barcos.
Not only do they get snagged on hooks and tangled in nets, but chronic overfishing can deprive the birds of their prey—the same small fish that boats are catching.
En Islandia, el mito del milagro económico ha quedado expuesto y se oyen presiones que instigan a que se enganche a la cuadriga imperialista europea.
In Iceland, the myth of the economic miracle has been exposed and pressure can be heard for it to hitch up to the European imperialist chariot.
to hook up {vb} (connect, link)
to snag {vb}
te vas a enganchar el suéter con esas zarzas
you'll snag your sweater on those brambles
No solo se enganchan en los ganchos y se enredan en las redes, la sobrepesca crónica puede privar a estas aves de sus presas, el mismo pescado pequeño que se llevan los barcos.
Not only do they get snagged on hooks and tangled in nets, but chronic overfishing can deprive the birds of their prey—the same small fish that boats are catching.
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CONTEXT EXAMPLES
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Además, tampoco me parece sensato enganchar el caballo detrás del carro conceptual.
What's more, it does not seem sensible to me to put the cart before the proverbial horse.
te vas a enganchar el suéter con esas zarzas
you'll snag your sweater on those brambles
se ha dejado enganchar por una francesa
some Frenchwoman's got him in her clutches
Abrieron las puertas, quitaron la cuerda que las enganchaba y 20 minutos después las habían vuelto a cerrar y a enganchar.
They unlocked them, took off the rope that was binding them and then 20 minutes later they were locked and bound again.
enganchar algo a algo
to hitch sth to sth