be in denial

be in denial(
bi
 
ihn
 
dih
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nay
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uhl
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. negarse a aceptar
Miguel hasn't looked for another job because he's in denial about being fired.Miguel no ha buscado otro trabajo porque se niega a aceptar que lo despidieron.
b. estar en negación
If you change the subject every time someone mentions what happened, you may be in denial.Si cambias de tema cada vez que alguien menciona el suceso, puede que estés en negación.
c. estar en fase de negación
My therapist told me that I am in denial.Mi terapeuta me dijo que estoy en fase de negación.
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