indultarse
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indultarse(
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dool
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tahr
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seh
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to get free from a problem)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. to get off scot-free
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Marcos logró indultarse porque es el hijo del alcalde.Marcos managed to get off scot-free because he's the mayor's son.
indultar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (legal)
a. to pardon
La Corte Suprema indultó a los miembros de la junta militar.The Supreme Court pardoned the members of the military junta.
b. to reprieve
El juez indultó a Johnson de la pena de muerte y lo sentenció a 40 años en prisión.The judge reprieved Johnson of the death penalty and sentenced him to 40 years in jail.
3. (to free from)
a. to exempt
El concejo indultó al cantante de pagar impuestos en su próxima presentación en Las Vegas.The council exempted the singer from paying taxes for his next show in Las Vegas.
b. to excuse
El director de la escuela indultó a la profesora de matemática de asistir a la reunión de profesores.The principal excused the math teacher from attending the teachers' meeting.
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indultar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to pardon
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indultar
transitive verb
1 (perdonar) to pardon; reprieve
2 (eximir) to exempt;de from; excuse;de from
pronominal verb
indultarse
1 (And) (entrometerse) to meddle; pry
2 (Caribe) to get o.s. out of a jam (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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