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huir

Translation of huir in English:

verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (escapar)
    [literario]
    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/alguien
    to flee from something/somebody
    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) See examples:huir de algo
    to avoid something
    huye de las aglomeraciones
    she avoids crowds
    huye de cualquier situación que suponga un enfrentamiento
    she runs away from any confrontational situation
    huirle a alguien
    to avoid somebody
    me huye como a la peste
    he avoids me like the plague

also: huirse verbo pronominal

  • (México) huirse con alguien
    to run away o off with somebody
Example sentences
  • Los sicarios chocaron su vehículo y huyeron a bordo de otro.
  • Luego huyeron en vehículos con sirenas de tipo policial.
  • Mientras tanto su compañero logro huir con rumbo desconocido.

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