distar

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distar(
dees
-
tahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to be at a distance)
a. to be away from
La panadería dista 200 metros de mi casa. Podemos ir a pie.The bakery is 200 meters away from my house. We can go on foot.
2. (to differ)
a. to be far from
Su testimonio no dista de la realidad.Her testimony isn't far from reality.
b. to be a long way off
La interpretación de Geno dista mucho del discurso original.Geno's interpretation is a very long way off the original speech.
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distar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (hallarse a)
a.
ese sitio dista varios kilómetros de aquíthat place is several kilometers away from here
2. (diferenciarse)
a.
distar deto be far from
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distar
intransitive verb
1 (en el espacio)
dista cinco kilómetros de aquí it is five kilometres from here; ¿dista mucho? is it far?
2 (diferir)
dista mucho de la verdad it's very far from the truth; it's a long way off the truth; disto mucho de aprobarlo I am far from approving of it
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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