prescindir

  
prescindir
intransitive verb
1. (to deny oneself; used with "de") 
a. to do without 
No puedo prescindir de mi teléfono celular.I can't do without my cell phone.
b. to go without 
Si quieres bajar de peso, vas a tener que prescindir de los dulces y las harinas.If you want to lose weight, you will have to go without sweets and starches.
2. (to overlook; used with "de") 
a. to disregard 
Nunca deberías prescindir de la opinión de alguien que tiene más experiencia que tú.You should never disregard the opinion of someone who has more experience than you.
b. to ignore 
Por favor, no prescindan de las recomendaciones que les di.Please, don't ignore the recommendations I gave you.
3. (to cut out) 
a. to dispense with 
Prescindamos de la charla trivial y vayamos directo al grano.Let's dispense with the small talk and get straight to the point.
b. to skip 
Podemos prescindir del capítulo introductorio y enfocarnos en la sección principal del reporte.We can skip the introductory chapter and focus on the main section of the report.
4. (to go without) 
a. to do without 
Roberto sabe mucho; no creo que podamos prescindir de él.Roberto knows a lot; I don't think we can do without him.
b. to manage without 
Creo que podemos prescindir de la ayuda de Laura.I think we can manage without Laura's help.
prescindir
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
prescindir deto do without
prescindir
intransitive verb
prescindir de
2 (renunciar a) to do without; go without
no puede prescindir de su secretaria he can't do without his secretary; han prescindido del coche they've given up their car
3 (ignorar) to disregard
no deberían prescindir de su opinión they shouldn't disregard o ignore her opinion
4 (omitir) to dispense with
prescindamos de los detalles inútiles let's dispense with o skip the unnecessary details
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Verb Conjugations for prescindir
Gerund: prescindiendo
Participle: prescindido
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yoprescindoprescindíprescindíaprescindiríaprescindiré
prescindesprescindisteprescindíasprescindiríasprescindirás
él/ella/Ud.prescindeprescindióprescindíaprescindiríaprescindirá
nosotrosprescindimosprescindimosprescindíamosprescindiríamosprescindiremos
vosotrosprescindísprescindisteisprescindíaisprescindiríaisprescindiréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.prescindenprescindieronprescindíanprescindiríanprescindirán
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