apearse de

A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to get down from)
a. to get off (train, bus, horse)
Rafael se hizo daño en el tobillo al apearse de un tranvía en marcha.Rafael injured his ankle when he got off a tram while it was moving.
b. to get out of (car)
"Apéense inmediatamente del carro, y háganlo con las manos en alto", les dijo el policía a los gánsters."Get out of the car immediately, and do so with your hands up," said the cop to the gangsters.
c. to alight from
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
A pesar de su avanzada edad, la anciana se apeó del tren con gran agilidad y elegancia.Despite her advanced years, the old lady alighted from the train with great agility and elegance.
2. (to backtrack on)
a. to climb down from
El problema solo se resolverá si todos esos radicales se apean de su fanatismo.The problem will only be solved if all those radicals climb down from their fanaticism.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Para llevar el plan a cabo con éxito, es fundamental que no nos apeemos de nuestro objetivo inicial.In order to carry out the plan successfully, it's essential that we don't stray from our initial objective.
Ramón es muy obstinado y nunca se apea de una idea.Ramon is very stubborn and never changes his mind.
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