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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to relieve from)
a. to exempt
En este país, la ley exime a los discapacitados de pagar boleto en transportes públicos.In this country, the law exempts disabled people from paying public transport tickets.
b. to free
El jefe eximió a nuestro departamento de tener que presentar reportes semanales.The boss freed our department from having to present weekly reports.
c. to excuse
El profesor nos eximió del examen.The professor excused us from the exam.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to obtain a relief from)
a. to obtain an exemption
Fabián se eximió de tener que quedarse en el cuartel el fin de semana.Fabian obtained an exemption from staying in the barracks over the weekend.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to exempt
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transitive verb
1 (de impuestos, servicio militar) to exempt;de from
2 (de obligación) to free;de from
esto me exime de toda obligación con él this frees me from any obligation to him
pronominal verb
eximirse to free o.s.
eximirse de hacer algo to free o.s. from doing sth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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