Translation of abandonar in English:

abandonar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

[Deporte/Sport]

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (abandonarse)

  • 1 (descuidarse) desde que tuvo hijos se ha abandonado since she had her children she's let herself go no te abandones y ve al médico don't neglect your health, go and see the doctor
  • 2 (entregarse) abandonarse a algo [a vicios/placeres] to abandon oneself to sth se abandonó al ocio she gave herself up to o/or abandoned herself to a life of leisure se abandonó al sueño he gave in to o/or succumbed to sleep, he let sleep overcome him, he surrendered to sleep

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