Translation of negar in English:

negar

vt

  • 1 [acusación/rumor/alegación] to deny negó la existencia del documento she denied the existence of the document, she denied that the document existed no puedo negar que me gusta I can't deny o/or I have to admit (that) I like itnegar que + subjuntivo/subjunctive no niego que haya mejorado I don't deny that she's improved, I'm not saying she hasn't improved negó que la Tierra fuera plana he disputed the idea that the earth was flatnegar + infinitivo/infinitive niega habértelo dicho she denies having told you, she denies that she told you

vi

  • negar con la cabeza to shake one's head

negarse v pron

  • 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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