drop out

drop out(
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. (to withdraw from an activity; often used with "of")
a. abandonar
The runner was forced to drop out of the race on the first mile when he sprained his ankle.El corredor se vio obligado a abandonar la carrera en la primera milla al torcerse el tobillo.
b. dejar
I was about to graduate, but then I had to drop out of school when my mother got sick.Estaba para graduarme, pero tuve que dejar los estudios cuando mi madre se enfermó.
c. dejar los estudios (of school or college)
Janis dropped out after her first year in college.Janis dejó los estudios después de su primer año en la facultad.
d. retirarse (of a contest or competition)
After his failure at the California primary, the congressman decided to drop out of the presidential race.Después de su fracaso en las elecciones primarias de California, el congresista decidió retirarse de la carrera presidencial.
2. (to leave society)
a. marginarse
After ten grueling years as a lawyer, I decided to drop out of the whole scene to go live off-grid.Tras diez años agotadores trabajando como abogado, decidí marginarme de todo ese ámbito y desconectarme.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
drop out
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (from a contest)
a. retirarse
2. (from society)
a. marginarse
to d out of universitydejar la universidad
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
drop out
[+contents etc] derramarse; salirse; (from competition) retirarse
to drop out of society/university abandonar la sociedad/la universidad; to drop out of a team salirse de un equipo; to drop out of a race abandonar una carrera; he dropped out of my life desapareció de mi vida
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate drop out using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.