evadir
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evadir(
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deer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to not deal with)
a. to evade
Aunque evadas tus problemas ahora, tendrás que enfrentarte a ellos después.Even though you're evading your problems now, you'll have to face them later on.
b. to avoid
Juanita hace lo imposible para evadir encontrarse conmigo porque me debe dinero.Juanita makes every effort to avoid seeing me because she owes me some money.
c. to sidestep
El ministro evadió las preguntas sobre el tema de la pobreza en la conferencia de prensa.The minister sidestepped the questions on poverty during the press conference.
d. to shirk
Evadir tus obligaciones no las hace desaparecer.Shirking your duties doesn't make them disappear.
2. (finance)
a. to evade
La policía detuvo a dos funcionarios públicos por evadir impuestos.The police arrested two public officials for evading their taxes.
evadirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to flee)
a. to escape
Un grupo de cuatro presos se evadió de una prisión del estado.A party of four inmates escaped from a state prison.
4. (to avoid dealing with)
a. to escape
Para evadirse de la realidad no hace falta que tomes drogas.You don't need drugs to escape from reality.
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evadir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (impuestos)
a. to evade
2. (respuesta, peligro)
a. to avoid
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to escape
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evadir
transitive verb
1 [+problema] to evade; avoid
2 (Economía) [+impuestos] to evade; [+dinero] to pass; get away with
pronominal verb
evadirse
1 (huir) (gen) to escape; (de cárcel) to break out; escape
evadirse de la realidad to escape from reality
2 (Latinoamérica) to trip (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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