Translation of quit in Spanish:
transitive verb present participle quitting past tense & past participle quit or quitted
- 1.1 (give up)(especially American English) (job/habit)(contest)I've finally quit the habitquit it!finalmente he dejado de fumar ( or beber etc)to quit¡para ya!¡basta ya!¡terminala! (River Plate area) [colloquial]córtala (Chile) [colloquial]
-ingquit talking and listen!dejar de+ infinitive¡deja de hablar y escucha!Example sentences1.2 (leave)
(premises/town)irse or (especially Spain) marcharse deExample sentences1.3
- Only four out of 1,000 employees who quit jobs last year retired due to their age, according to the Ministry of Labor.
- At 24, I had quit my job, packed up everything I owned into the back of my Volkswagen, and moved 1000 miles away for no good reason.
- That same week she found an apartment in Erie, quit her job, packed her things and moved to Pennsylvania.
- The villagers told them to quit the place immediately.
- Abdul barks orders, and they quit base camp hastily.
- In a half an hour, I quit this place, slip into the ocean, and hassle the local aquatic life with my snorkel and my submersible camera.
intransitive verb present participle quitting past tense & past participle quit or quitted
- 1.1 (stop)(especially American English)quit while you're aheadI quit!retírate ahora que vas ganando¡me voy!(from job)1.2 (give in) don't quit now¡yo renuncio!no abandones ahoraExample sentences1.3 (leave) See examples: notice to quit
1.4notificación (feminine) de desahucio or desalojo
- In order to care for the patient, most families had to quit other activities.
- I hate having to quit a project, leaving it unfinished.
- Why do you quit your routine when you begin to make progress?
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