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dejar de ser

dejar de ser(
deh
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hahr
 
deh
 
sehr
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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. (general)
a. to stop being
Este cantante dejó de ser famoso en los ochenta.This singer stopped being famous in the eighties.
b. to be no longer
El negocio dejó de ser rentable.The business was no longer profitable.
c. to quit being
Deja de ser tan arrogante y di algo que sea verdaderamente constructivo.Quit being so arrogant and say something that's actually constructive.
d. to cease to be
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
En 1999, Valenzuela dejó de ser la presidenta de la nación.In 1999, Valenzuela ceased to be President of the nation.
e. to cease being
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
La peseta dejó de ser moneda de curso legal con la entrada del euro.The peseta ceased being legal tender with the launch of the euro.
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