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"Dismissed" is a form of "dismiss", a transitive verb which is often translated as "despedir". "Flirt" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "coquetear". Learn more about the difference between "flirt" and "dismissed" below.
flirt(
fluhrt
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to coquet)
a. coquetear
She flirted with my brother.Coqueteó con mi hermano.
That little dog flirts with everyone.Ese perrito le coquetea a todo el mundo.
b. flirtear
The guy sitting next to me was flirting with her.El chico que estaba sentado a mi lado estaba flirteando con ella.
2. (to toy with an idea)
a. coquetear
She's been flirting with the idea of starting a company.Ha estado coqueteando con la idea de crear una empresa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (somebody who flirts)
a. el coqueto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la coqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mom told me that our grandfather was a big flirt.Mamá me contó que el abuelo fue un gran coqueto.
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dismiss(
dihs
-
mihs
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to fire)
a. despedir
After giving numerous warnings, the supervisor decided to dismiss the employee.Después de varias advertencias, la supervisora decidió despedir al empleado.
2. (to disregard)
a. descartar
Einstein dismissed the big bang theory out of hand.Einstein descartó la teoría del big bang de plano.
b. desestimar
He dismissed the tornado warning after looking out the window.Desestimó el aviso de tornado después de mirar por la ventana.
c. rechazar
Frank dismissed the thought as nonsensical.Frank rechazó la idea por considerarla un disparate.
d. desechar
There are still some physicians who dismiss parents' concerns about their children's development.Todavía hay médicos que desechan la preocupación de los padres respecto al desarrollo de sus hijos.
e. hacer caso omiso de
The teacher dismissed the students' minor complaints.La maestra hizo caso omiso de las quejas nimias de los estudiantes.
3. (to send away)
a. dejar salir (class)
The professor dismissed the students after he finished his lecture.El profesor dejó salir a los estudiantes después de terminar su lección.
4. (legal)
a. desestimar
The judge dismissed the case due to insufficient evidence.El juez desestimó el caso por falta de pruebas.
b. sobreseer
It became clear the search was illegal, and the judge dismissed the case.Quedó en evidencia que el allanamiento fue ilegal, y el juez sobreseyó el caso.
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