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cop *

[kɒp]

  1. N

    1. (=policeman) poli m (Sp) *, cana m (S. Cone) *

    2. (Brit)

  2. VT

    1. (Brit) (=catch) [+ person] pescar, pillar; [+ beating, fine] ganarse

    2. (US)

      (Jur)

    3. (US) [+ drugs] comprar

  3. CPD

Examples from texts

Next to him, another black cop is tossing the bricks into a fire barrel, like the kind the homeless use to keep warm on winter nights.
Junto a él hay otro negro que va tirando la droga en el interior de un barril con fuego, como los que usan los sin casa para calentarse durante las noches de invierno.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
As Z shook his head, the cop got to his feet.
-Cuando Z sacudió su cabeza, El policía se puso a sus pies-
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
Then they put him in the back of the patrol car and drove immediately to Precinct #1, leaving the Santa Teresa cop guarding the suspect's residence.
Después lo metieron en la parte trasera del coche patrulla, en el cual se dirigieron de inmediato a la comisaría n.o 1, dejando al agente de la policía de Santa Teresa de vigilancia en el domicilio del detenido.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Every cop in Sonora must be after my friends.
Toda la policía de Sonora debe de ir tras las huellas de mis amigos.
The savage detectivesBolano, Roberto / Los detectives salvajes
Los detectives salvajes
Bolano, Roberto
e savage detectives
The savage detective
© 1998 by Roberto Bolaño
© 2007 by Natasha Wimmer
J. D.,shouted the man with the buzz cut, catching sight of the cop, look!
–J. D. –gritó el hombre con el corte de pelo militar, viendo al policía–, ¡mira!
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
As they ate at an outdoor restaurant, the Mexican cop told his life story.
Mientras comían en una terraza al aire libre, el policía mexicano le contó su vida.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Then he heard the voice of the cop from East L.A. giving him a name: Raul Ramirez Cerezo, and an address: 401 Calle Oro.
Luego escuchó la voz del policía de East Los Angeles que le daba un nombre: Raúl Ramírez Cerezo, y una dirección: calle Oro n.o 401.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
It must be a fake, said the skinny cop to his partner.
–Debe de ser falso –le dijo el policía delgado a su compañero.
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Give a statement to a campus cop.
Los guardias del campus le tomaron declaración.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
We can't do that, said the cop through his megaphone.
–No podemos hacerlo –dijo el policía por el megáfono.
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
When she was satisfied that she’d pulled together enough forms for them to fill out, she slid the stack under the window to the cop and nodded.
Cuando estuvo satisfecha con la cantidad de formularios que había reunido para que ellos llenaran, deslizó la pila por debajo de la ventana hacia el policía e hizo un gesto afirmativo con la cabeza.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
"You're pissing me off, cop."
– Déjame en paz poli.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
"What up, cop?"
– ¿Qué hay, poli?
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
For example, one cop would say: what's the perfect woman?
Por ejemplo, un policía decía: ¿cómo es la mujer perfecta?
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Two days later the cop told them that lately Segovia wasn't just organizing fights, he was betting, too.
Dos días más tarde el policía les dijo que últimamente Segovia no se limitaba a hacer de intermediario sino que apostaba.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
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Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer

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cop1/6
kɒpMasculine nounpoli; canaExamples

the cops — la pasma, la cana
cops and robbers — policías y ladrones

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Collocations

cop out
rajarse

Word forms

cop

verb
Basic forms
Pastcopped
Imperativecop
Present Participle (Participle I)copping
Past Participle (Participle II)copped
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I copwe cop
you copyou cop
he/she/it copsthey cop
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am coppingwe are copping
you are coppingyou are copping
he/she/it is coppingthey are copping
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have coppedwe have copped
you have coppedyou have copped
he/she/it has coppedthey have copped
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been coppingwe have been copping
you have been coppingyou have been copping
he/she/it has been coppingthey have been copping
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I coppedwe copped
you coppedyou copped
he/she/it coppedthey copped
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was coppingwe were copping
you were coppingyou were copping
he/she/it was coppingthey were copping
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had coppedwe had copped
you had coppedyou had copped
he/she/it had coppedthey had copped
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been coppingwe had been copping
you had been coppingyou had been copping
he/she/it had been coppingthey had been copping
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will copwe shall/will cop
you will copyou will cop
he/she/it will copthey will cop
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be coppingwe shall/will be copping
you will be coppingyou will be copping
he/she/it will be coppingthey will be copping
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have coppedwe shall/will have copped
you will have coppedyou will have copped
he/she/it will have coppedthey will have copped
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been coppingwe shall/will have been copping
you will have been coppingyou will have been copping
he/she/it will have been coppingthey will have been copping
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would copwe should/would cop
you would copyou would cop
he/she/it would copthey would cop
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be coppingwe should/would be copping
you would be coppingyou would be copping
he/she/it would be coppingthey would be copping
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have coppedwe should/would have copped
you would have coppedyou would have copped
he/she/it would have coppedthey would have copped
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been coppingwe should/would have been copping
you would have been coppingyou would have been copping
he/she/it would have been coppingthey would have been copping
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am coppedwe are copped
you are coppedyou are copped
he/she/it is coppedthey are copped
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being coppedwe are being copped
you are being coppedyou are being copped
he/she/it is being coppedthey are being copped
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been coppedwe have been copped
you have been coppedyou have been copped
he/she/it has been coppedthey have been copped
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was coppedwe were copped
you were coppedyou were copped
he/she/it was coppedthey were copped
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being coppedwe were being copped
you were being coppedyou were being copped
he/she/it was being coppedthey were being copped
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been coppedwe had been copped
you had been coppedyou had been copped
he/she/it had been coppedthey had been copped
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be coppedwe shall/will be copped
you will be coppedyou will be copped
he/she/it will be coppedthey will be copped
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been coppedwe shall/will have been copped
you will have been coppedyou will have been copped
he/she/it will have been coppedthey will have been copped

cop

noun
SingularPlural
Common casecopcops
Possessive casecop'scops'