mirar hacia el otro lado

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mirar hacia el otro lado
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to turn to the opposite side)
a. to look the other way
¿Te importaría mirar hacia el otro lado mientras me visto?Would you mind looking the other way while I get dressed?
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to overlook)
a. to look the other way
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
La perforación en el golfo de México no debería permitirse, pero parece que el gobierno decidió mirar hacia el otro lado.The drilling in the Gulf of Mexico shouldn't be allowed, but it seems that the government decided to look the other way.
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