- 1 (liberar)librar a algn
dealgo [de un peligro] to save sb fromsth líbranos del mal [Relig] deliver us from evil ¡Dios nos libre! God o heaven forbid! esto me libra de toda responsabilidad this absolves me o frees me from all responsibility
librarse v pron
dealgo se libraron de un buen castigo they escaped a severe punishment me libré del servicio militar I got out of doing military service [colloquial/familiar] no sé cómo librarme de él I don't know how to get rid of him de esa no te libras there's no way around it, you can't get out of itlibrarse de+ infse libraron de milagro de morir asfixiados by some miracle they escaped being suffocated se libró de tener que ayudarlo she got out of having to help him si vas tú, me libro de tener que verla if you go, it'll save me having to see her
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.