despedirse

despedirse
verbo pronominal
1 (decirse adiós) to say goodbye (de, to)
se despidió de todos she said goodbye to everyone
2 (de un empleo) to leave (de, -)
3 figurado (olvidarse, renunciar) to forget (de, -), give up (de, -)
puedes despedirte de volverla a ver you can forget the idea of ever seeing her again
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to say good-bye
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VPR
1) (=decir adiós) to say goodbye, take one's leave frm

se despidieron — they said goodbye to each other

despedirse de algn — [gen] to say goodbye to sb, take one's leave of sb frm; [en estación, aeropuerto] to see sb off

¡ya puedes despedirte de ese dinero! — you can say o kiss goodbye to that money!

se despide atentamente — yours sincerely, sincerely yours (EEUU), yours faithfully

2) (=dejar un empleo) to give up one's job
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(v.) = bid + Nombre + goodbye, part, bid + adieu, bid + farewell
Ex. Datto rose, bid her good-bye, and hurried away.
Ex. Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
Ex. Bibeau smiled, said thanks, and bid everyone adieu.
Ex. The editorial 'Bidding a fond farewell' marks the end of Carol Diedrichs' 13 years as editor in chief of the journal.
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(v.) = bid + Nombre + goodbye, part, bid + adieu, bid + farewell

Ex: Datto rose, bid her good-bye, and hurried away.

Ex: Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
Ex: Bibeau smiled, said thanks, and bid everyone adieu.
Ex: The editorial 'Bidding a fond farewell' marks the end of Carol Diedrichs' 13 years as editor in chief of the journal.

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■despedirse verbo reflexivo
1 (decir adiós) to say goodbye [de, to]
2 (dejar un trabajo) to leave, resign
3 fig (perder las esperanzas) to forget, give up: ya me puedo despedir de las vacaciones, I can say goodbye to my holidays
'despedirse' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
francés
- francesa
- adiós
- bueno
- despedir
- noche
English:
farewell
- goodbye
- leave
- night
- part
- parting
- rush off
- without
- bid
- see
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vpr
1. [decir adiós] to say goodbye (de to);
ven, despídete del abuelo come and say goodbye to grandpa;
se despidieron emocionadamente they had an emotional leave-taking;
los enamorados se despidieron con un beso the lovers kissed each other goodbye;
Se despide atentamente [en carta] Yours sincerely/faithfully
2. [olvidar]
si no apruebas, ya puedes despedirte de la moto if you don't pass, you can kiss the motorbike goodbye
3. [de un empleo] to leave one's job
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despedirse
v/r say goodbye (de to);
despedirse a la francesa fam leave without saying goodbye;
despedirse de algo fig kiss sth goodbye
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vr
: to take one's leave, to say good-bye
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despedirse vb to say goodbye [pt. & pp. said]
nos despedimos en la estación we said goodbye at the station
despídete de la abuela say goodbye to Granny

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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