despedirse de

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despedirse de(
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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. (to bid farewell to)
a. to say goodbye to
Despídete de la abuelita, que ya tenemos que irnos.We have to go now. Say goodbye to granny.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to accept loss of)
a. to kiss goodbye to
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Con esa metida de pata, ya puedes despedirte de un aumento de sueldo.You can kiss goodbye to a pay raise after such a blunder.
b. to say goodbye to
A Óscar le costaba despedirse de su vieja casa. Iba a extrañar aquel hermoso jardín.It was hard for Oscar to say goodbye to his old house. He was going to miss that beautiful garden.
3. (to resign one's job at)
a. to quit one's job at
Me he despedido de la fábrica.I quit my job at the factory.
b. to leave one's job at
¿Por qué no te despides de la empresa familiar si tanto la odias?Why don't you leave your job at the family business if you hate it so much?
c. to give up one's job at
Adriana se despidió de la empresa en que había trabajado los últimos 27 años y se puso a trabajar por su cuenta.Adriana gave up her job at the company where she had worked the last 27 years and became self-employed.
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