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Flashcards in Dejar Deck (25):
1

to leave something somewhere

What is "the basic" meaning of dejar?

2

the idea of:
- leaving something (or someone) somewhere,
- placing something somewhere or
- abandoning something.
8

What are most of "the broader" meanings of dejar? (3)
How many broader meanings are there?

3

Salir is ""to leave a place"
- "she's leaving tomorrow"
- "I left my keys at home"

What is the difference with salir?
p.e. salir - sale mañana
p.e. dejar - dejé las llaves en casa.

4

- Déjalo aquí.
- ¿Dónde dejé el coche aparcado?
- Dejé a Pablo en Chicago.

3 examples of basic meaning:
- Leave it here.
- Where did I park the car?
- I dropped Pablo off in Chicago

5

1. to lend
2. when leave something with someone
3. prestar

1. What is broader meaning 1?
2. When is it used?
3. What is alternative verb?

6

1. Me dejó su casa de vacaciones.
2. To lend (No. 1 of 7)

1. He let me use his vacation home.
2. What no. meaning is it?

7

- to give or to pass on

What is broader meaning 2?

8

1. Mi madre me dejó su capacidad de esperanza.
2. to give/pass on (No 2 of 7)

1. My mother passed on to me her capacity to hope.
2. What no. meaning is it?

9

1. to leave alone or "to not bother"
2. when the object is a person

1. What is broader meaning 3?
2. when is it used?

10

1. Déjame! Tengo que estudiar.
2. to leave alone (No 3 of 7)

1. Leave me alone. I have to study.
2. What no. meaning is it?

11

To allow or to let

What is broader meaning 4?

12

1. No me dejaban comprar nada que no fuese reciclable.
2. to allow or let (No 4 of 7)

1. They didn't let me buy anything that wasn't recyclable.
2. What no. meaning is it?

13

1. to put or leave someone or something in a certain state or condition.
2. When followed by an adjective

1. What is broader meaning 5?
2. When is it used?

14

1. El partido me dejó rota la rodilla.
2. to leave in a certain condition (No 5 of 7)

1. My knee got broken during the game.
2. What no. meaning is it?

15

To postpone or put off

What is broader meaning no. 6?

16

1. ¿Por qué no deja el viaje para mañana?
2. To postpone (No 6 of 7)

1. Why not put off your trip until tomorrow?
2. What no. meaning is it?

17

1. to stop or to give up.
2. It is frequently used this way.

1. What is broader meaning no. 7? (2)
2. Is this a rare or common meaning?

18

1. Hoy dejo de fumar.
2. to stop/give up (No 7 of 7)

1. Today I give up smoking.
2. What no. meaning is it?

19

to wait until a certain time

What does "dejar que" usually mean?

20

Dejo que las cosas se sucedan naturalmente.

I'm waiting until things happen naturally.

21

1. ¿Me dejas tu teléfono?
2. To lend (No.1 of 7)

1. Could I borrow your phone?
2. What no. meaning is it?

22

1. Cuando murió me dejó su panadería en su testamento.
2. to give/pass on (No 2 of 7)

1. When he died he left me his bakery in his will.
2. What no. meaning is it?

23

1. No nos dejaba en paz.
2. to leave alone (No 3 of 7)

1. He didn't leave us in peace.
2. What no. meaning is it?

24

1. El faraón se asustó y dejó salir al pueblo de Israel.
2. to allow or let (No 4 of 7)

1. The pharaoh got scared and let the people of Israel go.
2. What no. meaning is it?

25

1. Me dejó feliz, como ver un oasis.
2. to leave in a certain condition (No 5 of 7)

1. It made me happy, like seeing an oasis.
2. What no. meaning is it?