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negar

Translation of negar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

  • negar con la cabeza
    to shake one's head

also: negarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (reflexivo)
    (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
Example sentences
  • Algunas serán concedidas, y otras las debo negar.
  • Rebaza y Rodríguez también negaron los hechos en que se les involucra.
  • Pero mi esposo siempre negó que tuviera algo con alguien.

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