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obey
American English: /əˈbeɪ/
, /oʊˈbeɪ/
British English: /ə(ʊ)ˈbeɪ/

Translation of obey in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (person/instructions)
    obedecer
    (instincts)
    seguir
    just obey your conscience
    haz lo que te dicte la conciencia
    Example sentences
    • He knew that his people would always obey him, but no one ever visited him just to talk.
    • He was meant for royalty and people always obeyed him.
    • Jace always obeyed his mother, and respected her to the utmost.
    Example sentences
    • Though sympathetic toward General Tang, Li said he still felt compelled to criticize General Tang for not obeying the moral principles of the military to never reprove superior officers.
    • Both generators obey the first ground rule of satire: meticulous observation.
    • The world looked on, deaf to pleas to intervene, and even when the president last week removed freedom of the press, the Commonwealth only uttered pious warnings about obeying democratic principles.

intransitive verb

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