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alejar

Translation of alejar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • lo alejó para que no lo tocara he moved ( o/or put etc) it further away so that I wouldn't touch italejar algo/a algn de algo/algn aleja esas sospechas de tu mente banish those suspicions from your mind aleja al niño de la barandilla get the child away from the banister la policía trataba de alejar a la multitud del lugar del incendio the police tried to move the crowd away from the scene of the fire aquella discusión lo alejó de su padre durante varios años that quarrel distanced him from his father for several years, that quarrel caused a rift between him and his father that lasted several years

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (alejarse)

  • to move ( o/or walk etc) awayalejarse de algo/algn ¡aléjate de allí! get away from there! no se alejen de la orilla don't go too far from the shore la borrasca se aleja de nuestra zona the area of low pressure is moving away from our region nada hará que me aleje de ti nothing will take me away from you no te alejes nunca del buen camino don't stray from the path of virtue quiere alejarse de la política por un tiempo she wants to get out of o/or away from politics for a while se fue alejando cada vez más de sus padres he gradually drifted apart from his parents

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