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/or to run away o/or to escape en cuanto vio aparecer a la policía salió huyendo he ran away o/or 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/or 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

  • (México/Mexico) huirse con algn to run away o/or off with sb

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.