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separar

Translation of separar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: separarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (alejarse, apartarse) a mitad de camino nos separamos
    we split up half way
    los socios se separaron en 1996
    they dissolved their partnership in 1996 [formal]
    the partners split up in 1996
    no se separen, que los pequeños se pueden perder
    please don't split up o divide up o please stay together in case the children get lost
    separarse de algo/alguienesta niña no se separa del televisor
    this child is always glued to the television
    no me he separado nunca de mis hijos
    I've never been away o apart from my children
    no se separen de su equipaje
    do not leave your luggage unattended
Example sentences
  • Luego del receso, los volví a ver, pero por separado.
  • Aunque en febrero de 2009, se separaron definitivamente.
  • Se puso de pie frente a él, separando las piernas.

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