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negar

Translation of negar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • negar con la cabeza to shake one's head

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (negarse)

  • 2 (reflexivo/reflexive) [placeres/lujos] to deny oneself se niega todo para dárselo a sus hijos she goes without all kinds of things so that her children can have them

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