shirk
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shirk(
shuhrk
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to avoid)
a. eludir
You're always late, and you shirk your responsibilities; it's time to find a new job.Siempre llegas tarde y eludes tus responsabilidades; ya es hora de que busques otro trabajo.
b. rehuir
Adam shirks the dirty work and leaves that for us.Adam rehúye el trabajo sucio y nos lo deja a nosotros.
c. esquivar
The actress shirked reporters as she left her mansion in Beverly Hills.La actriz esquivó a los reporteros al salir de su mansión en Beverly Hills.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to avoid work)
a. gandulear
You didn't get much of a raise because you're constantly shirking.No te dieron un aumento muy grande porque siempre estás ganduleando.
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shirk
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (obligation, task)
a. eludir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (avoid work)
a. gandulear
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shirk [ʃɜːk]
transitive verb
[+duty] esquivar; zafarse de
to shirk doing sth
intransitive verb
gandulear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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