disculpe I forgive
The word disculpe is the present subjunctive form of disculpar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full disculpar conjugation.
disculpar
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disculpar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pardon)
a. to forgive
Por favor, discúlpame por haber roto la guitarra.Please, forgive me for breaking the guitar.
b. to excuse
Discúlpeme por llegar unos minutos tarde.Excuse me for arriving a few minutes late.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to ask forgiveness)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Disculpe, por favor. ¿Me dice dónde está la parada del metro?Excuse me, please. Can you tell me where the subway station is?
Disculpa, no te he visto trabajando allí. Me pondré los cascos.I'm sorry, I didn't see you there working. I'll put headphones in.
disculparse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to admit guilt)
a. to apologize
Si te disculparas, quizás te perdonaría.If you apologized, perhaps he'd forgive you.
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disculpar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to excuse
disculpen la tardanzaI'm sorry for being late
disculpar a alguien (de o por algo)to forgive somebody (for something)
discúlpame por haber olvidado tu cumpleañosplease forgive me for forgetting your birthday
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (perdonar)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
disculpa, no era mi intención ofenderteI'm sorry, I didn't mean to offend you
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to apologize
después de su mala actuación, se disculpó con el públicoafter his bad performance he apologized to the audience
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disculpar
transitive verb
(perdonar) to excuse; forgive
disculpa que venga tarde forgive me for coming late; ¡discúlpeme! I'm sorry!; le disculpan sus pocos años his youth is an excuse; his youth provides an excuse; te ruego me disculpes con el anfitrión please make my apologies to the host
pronominal verb
disculparse to apologize;con to
se disculpó por haber llegado tarde he apologized for arriving late
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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