quit
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quit(
kwiht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to stop)
a. dejar
Can you quit that and help me with dinner?¿Podrías dejar eso y ayudarme con la cena?
b. dejar de
I have just quit smoking.Acabo de dejar de fumar.
c. abandonar
I quit the bad habits of my youth many years ago.Abandoné todas las malas costumbres de la juventud hace muchos años.
2. (to resign from)
a. renunciar a
I quit my job because I couldn't stand my boss.Renuncié a mi trabajo porque no soportaba al jefe.
b. dejar
My sister quit her job due to stress.Mi hermana dejó el trabajo por el estrés.
c. dimitir de
Jorge quit his post as team coordinator.Jorge dimitió de su cargo como coordinador del equipo.
3. (computing)
a. abandonar
You should quit that program and restart your computer.Debes abandonar ese programa y reiniciar tu computadora.
b. cerrar
If the image is frozen, you'll have to quit YouTube and start again.Si se congeló la imagen, tendrás que cerrar YouTube y empezar de nuevo.
c. salir de
Quit that program and we'll see if we can't find the cause of the problem.Sal de ese programa y vemos si no podemos encontrar la causa del problema.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to leave)
a. dejar
We quit the house at noon yesterday.Dejamos la casa ayer al mediodía.
b. abandonar
They say the king quit his wife because he wanted a male heir.Dicen que el rey abandonó a su esposa porque quería un heredero varón.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to stop)
a. parar
I knew that if I quit, I would be letting a lot of people down.Sabía que si paraba, iba a decepcionar a mucha gente.
b. dejar
You can always quit for a while.Siempre puedes dejarlo un rato.
6. (to resign)
a. renunciar
You can't just quit like that.No puedes simplemente renunciar así.
b. dimitir
You can stick this job. I quit!Ya sabes donde puedes meter el trabajo. ¡Yo dimito!
7. (computing)
a. salir
Press F3 to quit without saving.Pulse F3 para salir sin guardar los cambios.
8. (to give up)
a. rendirse
I want to quit. - I know, but remember that we all go through bad patches.Me quiero rendir. - Ya sé, pero recuerda que todos pasamos por rachas malas.
b. abandonarse
Don't quit! I know you can do it.¡No te abandones! Sé que lo puedes hacer.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9. (free)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. libre
He was finally quit of his obligation.Por fin estaba libre de su obligación.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
10. (used to express annoyance)
a. ¡Basta!
Quit! I can't take that noise anymore.¡Basta! Ya no suporto ese ruido.
b. ¡Para ya!
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Didn't you hear me the first time? Quit!¿No me escuchaste la primera vez? ¡Para ya!
c. ¡Paren ya! (plural)
Quit messing around!¡Paren ya de hacer el tonto!
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quit
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (person, place)
a. abandonar, dejar
2. (computers)
a. salir de
to quit one's jobdejar el trabajo
to quit doing somethingdejar de hacer algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (give up)
a. abandonar
4. (resign)
a. dimitir
5. (computers)
a. salir
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be quit oflibrarse or deshacerse de
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quit [kwɪt] quit quitted
transitive verb
1 (cease)
to quit doing sth especially (US) dejar de hacer algo; to quit work (during job) suspender el trabajo; dejar de trabajar; (at end of day) salir del trabajo; quit stalling! especially (US) ¡déjate de evasivas!; quit fooling! ¡déjate de tonterías!
2 (leave) [+place] abandonar; salir de; [+premises] desocupar; (Comput) [+application] abandonar
to quit one's job dejar el trabajo; renunciar a su puesto
intransitive verb
especially (US) (go away) irse; marcharse; (resign) dimitir; renunciar; (stop work) suspender el trabajo; dejar de trabajar; (give up) (in game, task) abandonar; (Comput) terminar; abandonar
I quit! ¡lo dejo!; (from job) ¡renuncio!; I've been given notice to quit he recibido una notificación de desahucio
adjective
to be quit of sth/sb haberse librado de algo/algn
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