evade
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evade(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to avoid)
a. evadir
The criminal evaded capture for months, but the police finally found him.El criminal evadió ser capturado durante meses, pero la policía finalmente lo encontró.
b. eludir
I don't know Ben's opinion on the issue because he evaded the question.No sé qué opina Ben sobre el tema porque eludió la pregunta.
2. (to shirk)
a. evadir
The politician's campaign suffered when he was accused of evading taxes.La campaña del político sufrió cuando lo acusaron de evadir impuestos.
b. eludir
You are an adult now and you cannot evade your responsibilities.Ya eres adulto y no puedes eludir tus responsabilidades.
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evade
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (pursuer)
a. burlar
2. (blow)
a. esquivar
3. (question)
a. eludir
she evaded her responsibilitiesrehuyó sus responsabilidades
to evade taxevadir impuestos
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evade [ɪˈveɪd]
transitive verb
[+capture, pursuers] eludir; [+punishment, blow] evitar; [+question, issue, responsibility] eludir; evadir; [+military service] eludir; zafarse de; [+taxation, customs duty] evadir; sustraerse a; [+sb's gaze] esquivar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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