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  • When a shock jock uses the word coger, does it mean "take hold of," as it does in Madrid, or is it a vulgarism for copulating, as in Buenos Aires?

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  • In those southern lands, coger, which is the verb our Cuban lady used, has come to have only one meaning, an obscene one, and the verb has therefore been lost to the rioplatenses for civil discourse.

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  • But as has become the case with an interesting Spanish verb whose meanings almost parallel that of rapere, "coger," the slang/common meaning (at least in parts of Latin America; it is a "safe" verb in Spain) have shifted from a grabbing/seizing to a taking hold and fucking someone/thing.

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  • Ask a spaniard wanting to “take the bus” (coger el bus) in Latin America, and people laughing at him because of his apparent horniness towards public transport …

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  • Pues para alguien que sigue - mal - un libreto, la “independencia” y “autonomía” no pasan de ser bonitas palabras destinadas a pescar ingenuos y coger desprevenidos a los ignorantes.

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  • (Sorry, that can not be ignored ...) She will come off as very sympathetic when debating the crotchety old coger, Joe Biden ...

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  • By the way, our companions need to be warned about the use here in Mexico of coger -- to catch.

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  • In Spain, where I used to live, "to catch the bus" is "coger el bus."

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  • That is, he told Globovision to "coger minimo", which means to cool down and behave otherwise, well, you know what he will do.

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  • No usan esa palabra en Colombia. coger -- catch como en coger un taxi o un bus (usan bus y buseta en Colombia, no autobus.)

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