forgive
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forgive(
fuhr
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gihv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pardon)
a. perdonar
Can you forgive me for what I did to you?¿Puedes perdonarme por lo que te hice?
b. disculpar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I hope you can forgive me for losing your cellphone.Ojalá me puedas disculpar por haber perdido tu celular.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to pardon)
a. perdonar
Sometimes you just have to forgive and forget.A veces lo que hace falta es perdonar y olvidar.
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forgive
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. perdonar
to forgive somebody (for something)perdonar (algo) a alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
to forgive and forgetperdonar y olvidar
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forgive [fəˈɡɪv] forgave (past)forgiven (participle:past)
transitive verb
[+person, fault] perdonar; disculpar; especially (LAm)
I forgive you te perdono; to forgive sb for doing sth perdonar a algn por haber hecho algo; forgive me (excuse me) perdone; con permiso; (LAm)
intransitive verb
perdonar
he is incapable of forgiving
why don't you just forgive and forget? intenta perdonar y olvidarte
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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