alejarse de


alejarse de
v.
1 to get away from, to draw away from, to grow away from, to step away from.
Ella se alejó del incendio She got away from the fire.
2 to move away from, to retire from, to draw off from.
Ellos se alejaron del vecindario They moved away from the neighborhood.
3 to recede from, to retreat from.
El tornado se alejó de la playa The tornado retreated from the beach.
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(v.) = move away from, drift away from, wander from, turn away from, cut + Reflexivo + off from, become + detached from, pull away (from), step away from
Ex. Books, staff and readers will need to move shorter distances in a cubic building than in a linear building or one extended by moving away from a deep plan.
Ex. When this track is followed, the conversation very quickly drifts away from the book and becomes gossip about ourselves.
Ex. There is no need to wander from Greg's basic definition.
Ex. Managers, overwhelmed by a cascade of documents, tend to turn away from print.
Ex. Evidence indicates that the Dead Sea Scrolls are the remains of the library of an apocalyptic sect who cut themselves off from worldly experience to devote their time to homiletic study.
Ex. We see the conceptualisation of Indigenous knowledge becoming detached from holistic notions of 'culture' in the human sciences.
Ex. Recent patterns of decisions have seen the federal government pulling away from its role as a leading player in the information age.
Ex. In stepping away from the genre's glamorous robberies and flashy lifestyle, this stealthy, potent movie tracks down the British gangster icon to its inevitable end.
* * *
(v.) = move away from, drift away from, wander from, turn away from, cut + Reflexivo + off from, become + detached from, pull away (from), step away from

Ex: Books, staff and readers will need to move shorter distances in a cubic building than in a linear building or one extended by moving away from a deep plan.

Ex: When this track is followed, the conversation very quickly drifts away from the book and becomes gossip about ourselves.
Ex: There is no need to wander from Greg's basic definition.
Ex: Managers, overwhelmed by a cascade of documents, tend to turn away from print.
Ex: Evidence indicates that the Dead Sea Scrolls are the remains of the library of an apocalyptic sect who cut themselves off from worldly experience to devote their time to homiletic study.
Ex: We see the conceptualisation of Indigenous knowledge becoming detached from holistic notions of 'culture' in the human sciences.
Ex: Recent patterns of decisions have seen the federal government pulling away from its role as a leading player in the information age.
Ex: In stepping away from the genre's glamorous robberies and flashy lifestyle, this stealthy, potent movie tracks down the British gangster icon to its inevitable end.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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