Your Canarian Word 6.5:
- A fish having swallowed a hook. Eg. Con esos anzuelitos chicos, es fácil que se te embuche el pescado. – It is easy for a fish to swallow those little hooks.
- To keep quiet about what one might have knowledge of. Eg. Ese hombre es muy reservado, se lo embucha todo. – That man is very reserved, he keeps it all to himself.
- To take things illegitimately. Eg. Lo menos que puede hacer es devolver todo lo que se embuchó. – The least he can do is return everything he took without asking.
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