verbo pronominal/pronominal verb
- [formal] to go away se ausentó un mes de su domicilio he was away from home o/or he went away for a month pidió permiso para ausentarse un momento he asked to leave the room ( o/or class etc) lo llamaron y tuvo que ausentarse he was called away con niños chicos uno no puede ausentarse ni un minuto if you have small children you can't leave them for a moment
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