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Translation of distanciar in English:

transitive verb

  • 1 (espaciar)
    to space … out
  • 2 (amigos/familiares)el hijo, en vez de unirlos, los distanció
    instead of bringing them closer together, the child made them grow further apart
    no saber el idioma la distanció de los vecinos
    not knowing the language created a barrier between her and her neighbors or distanced her from her neighbors

also: distanciarse pronominal verb

  • 1distanciarse de algo/alguienno nos distanciemos del grupo
    let's not stray or get too far from the rest of the group
    logró distanciarse de quien lo perseguía
    he managed to put some distance between himself and his pursuer
    debes distanciarte de los problemas
    you have to distance yourself from or step back from problems
    you have to get a distance on problems [colloquial]
Example sentences
  • 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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