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to fail to do something

dejar algo por o sin hacer

2

(omitir)
a. to leave out
he left the most important question unresolved

dejó lo más importante por resolver

3

(no molestar)
a. to leave alone or in peace
forget it, it doesn't matter

déjalo, no importa

4

leave me alone, I'm busy!

déjame, que tengo trabajo!

5

leave me alone o in peace

déjame tranquilo o en paz

6

to get something done

dejar algo hecho

7

I was left exhausted by the exam

el examen me dejó agotado

8

(esperar)
he waited until it had stopped raining before going out

dejó que acabara de llover para salir

9

(parar)
he's stopped smoking/drinking

ha dejado de fumar/beber

10

they gradually stopped phoning one another

poco a poco dejaron de llamarse

11

he never fails to come

no deja de venir ni un solo día

12

to be sure to

no dejar de

13

(cesar)
don't talk nonsense!

¡déjate de tonterías!

14

to follow

seguir (e-i)

15

(to move behind)
a. to follow
Follow me and I will show you the way home.

Sígueme y te enseño el camino a casa.

16

The children followed their dad to the park.

Los niños siguieron a su padre hasta el parque.

17

(to understand)
I don't follow your logic.

No sigo tu lógica.

18

to comply)
a. to follow
You must follow the rules and not break them.

Debes seguir las reglas y no romperlas.

19

(to study)
a. to take
She is taking some online classes.

Sigue algunas clases en línea.

20

(to resume)
a. to continue
You can stop now and continue later.

Puedes parar ahora y seguir más tarde.

21

to carry on
Shall we carry on or would you rather have a break?

¿Seguimos o prefieres tomar un descanso?

22

to go on
We can't go on like this. We have to do something.

No podemos seguir así. Hay que hacer algo.

23

We kept dancing until we couldn't go on anymore.

Seguimos bailando hasta no poder más.

24

to still be in
My son is still in London for work.

Mi hijo sigue en Londres por el trabajo.

25

(to keep talking)
a. to go on
Please, go on!

¡Siga, por favor!

26

(to keep walking)
a. to carry on
Keep going straight ahead as far as the bank and then turn left.

Sigue todo recto hasta el banco y luego doble a la izquierda.

27

(to persist)
a. no direct translation
We still don't know if they're coming to the wedding or not.

Seguimos sin saber si van a venir a la boda o no.

28

We'd better delay our departure because it is still snowing.

Mejor que aplacemos la salida porque sigue nevando.