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aliviar

Translation of aliviar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] (robar) aliviarle algo a algn to relieve sb of sth [humorístico/humorous], to lift sth from sb [familiar/colloquial] le aliviaron la cartera en el apretujón in the crush he got o was relieved of his wallet o he had his wallet lifted

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (aliviarse)

  • 2 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] [eufemístico/euphemistic] (parir) ¿cuándo te aliviaste? when was the happy event? [familiar/colloquial], [eufemístico/euphemistic], when was the baby born?

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