ignorar
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ignorar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to lack information about)
a. to not know
Ignoraba que nuestros hijos fueran a la misma clase.I didn't know that our children were in the same class.
b. to be ignorant of
Puede ser que el ministro ignore ciertos hechos.It may be that the minister is ignorant of certain facts.
c. to be unaware
Mi hermano ignora que le preparamos una fiesta sorpresa por su cumpleaños.My brother is unaware that we are preparing a surpise birthday party for him.
d. to have no idea
Julia ignoraba por completo que estaba embarazada.Julia had no idea that she was pregnant.
Qué hace Marta en este grupo lo ignoro por completo.What Marta is doing in this group I have no idea.
2. (to disregard)
a. to ignore
Mi hermano estaba enojado conmigo y me ignoró durante toda la comida.My brother was angry with me and ignored me throughout the meal.
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ignorar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (desconocer)
a. not to know, to be ignorant of
2. (no tener en cuenta)
a. to ignore
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ignorar
transitive verb
1 (desconocer) to not know; be ignorant of
ignoramos su paradero we don't know his whereabouts; lo ignoro por completo I've absolutely no idea; no ignoro que ... I am fully aware that ...; I am not unaware that ...
2 (no tener en cuenta) to ignore
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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