Translation of distanciar in English:
- 1.1 (espaciar)1.2 (amigos/familiares)el hijo, en vez de unirlos, los distancióto space … outno saber el idioma la distanció de los vecinosinstead of bringing them closer together, the child made them grow further apartnot knowing the language created a barrier between her and her neighbors o distanced her from her neighbors
also: distanciarse verbo pronominal
dealgo/alguienno nos distanciemos del grupologró distanciarse de quien lo perseguíalet's not stray o get too far from the rest of the groupdebes distanciarte de los problemashe managed to put some distance between himself and his pursuer1.2 (recíproco)you have to distance yourself from o step back from o [familiar] get a distance on problems(amigos/familiares)to grow o drift apart
- Tirando piedras no se logra progresar, se logra distanciar.
- Pero se desilusionaron y se distanciaron del Presidente.
- El nuevo partido nació y se mantiene distanciado de la UNO.
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