Translation of huir in English:

huir

vi

  • 1.1 (escapar) to flee [liter or journ], , to escape estaba esperando la ocasión propicia para huir he was waiting for the right moment to make his escape o to run away o to escape en cuanto vio aparecer a la policía salió huyendo he ran away o fled when he saw the police huir de algo/algn to flee from sth/sb huyó de las llamas she fled from the flames lograron huir de la policía they managed to escape o get away from the police huyó de la cárcel/del país he escaped from prison/fled the country 1.2 (tratar de evitar) huir de algo to avoid sth huye de las aglomeraciones she avoids crowds huye de cualquier situación que suponga un enfrentamiento she runs away from any confrontational situation huirle a algn to avoid sb me huye como a la peste he avoids me like the plague

huirse v pron

  • (Méx) huirse con algn to run away o off with sb

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