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ROBINDESBOIS January 18, 2018 03:46 PM

Colarse en el metro
 
How can I say colarse en el metro, en el bus etc...?

JPablo January 18, 2018 03:51 PM

A couple of options,

to sneak on the subway without paying (US)

to sneak on the tube/underground without paying (UK)

Let's hear from the natives!

ROBINDESBOIS January 18, 2018 04:41 PM

to sneak into the metro?

to sneak into the gym
to sneak into the cinema etc... ?

Rusty January 18, 2018 04:43 PM

to get/hop on the subway without paying
to sneak onto the subway
to skip paying the subway fare

to jump the turnstile (jump over the roller bar at the turnstile to avoid paying the fare) at the subway

For buses, the driver collects fares at the main door. If two doors exist, the back one can be entered without paying a fare, but the driver watches for that kind of thing.

to sneak into the gym/cinema

ROBINDESBOIS January 18, 2018 04:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rusty (Post 173518)
to get/hop on the subway without paying
to sneak onto the subway
to skip paying the subway fare

to jump the turnstile (jump over the roller bar at the turnstile to avoid paying the fare) at the subway

For buses, the driver collects fares at the main door. If two doors exist, the back one can be entered without paying a fare, but the driver watches for that kind of thing.

to sneak into the gym/cinema

that's fantastic ! Thank you !

poli January 18, 2018 06:12 PM

To jump the turnstile is definitely the term for colarse en el metro, even though turnstiles aren't used anymore. Maybe beating the fare is a more contemporary term. Definitely those who proverbally "jump the turnstiles" are known as fare beaters. If they get caught, it's big trouble for them while the fat cat thieves get away with billions like the orange man in Washington.;)


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