flee
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flee(
fli
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to escape)
a. huir
The president fled as soon as the rebellion began.La presidenta huyó tan pronto como empezó el rebelión.
b. darse a la fuga
The thief fled after committing the crime.El ladrón se dio a la fuga después de cometer el crimen.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to escape)
a. huir de
Many people fled the violence and became refugees during the civil war.Durante la guerra civil, muchas personas huyeron de la violencia y se convirtieron en refugiados.
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flee
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. huir
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flee [fliː] fled (past)
transitive verb
huir de
to flee the country huir del país
intransitive verb
huir;from de; darse a la fuga
they fled to the West/the mountains huyeron hacia el oeste/las montañas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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