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Dar esquinazo

English translation: Give the slip


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Spanish term or phrase:Dar esquinazo
English translation:Give the slip
Entered by: Francisco Rodriguez
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19:50 Nov 1, 2006
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Spanish term or phrase: Dar esquinazo
Cual seria una buena traduccion al ingles para la expresion "dar esquinazo a una persona"?
Muchas gracias
Give the slip
From wordreference

esquinazo m corner ♦ LOC: dar esquinazo a alguien, to give sb the slip
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3 +3Give the slip
Francisco Rodriguez
5to ditch
Maria Bedoya



9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Give the slip

From wordreference

esquinazo m corner ♦ LOC: dar esquinazo a alguien, to give sb the slip

Francisco Rodriguez
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Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  Maria Garcia
53 mins
  -> Gracias Maria :)

agree  Carol Gullidge: as in the trusty Collins; also "to shake sb off", means the same
1 hr
  -> Thanks Carol

agree  rdom
3 hrs
  -> Gracias rdom
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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
to ditch

If it refers to avoiding a person.

If it refers to ignoring the person then "to give the cold shoulder"

Maria Bedoya
United States
Local time: 20:26
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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