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decidieron huirse exp.
they decided to escape

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to escape with sb
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a       vi  
1    (=escapar)   to run away, flee liter     
huyó despavorido cuando comenzaron los disparos      he ran away o liter   fled in terror when the shooting started  
los ladrones huyeron en un vehículo robado      the robbers made their getaway o liter   fled in a stolen vehicle  
huyeron a Chipre      they escaped o liter   fled to Cyprus  
huir de        [+enemigo, catástrofe, pobreza]   to flee from  
  [+cárcel, peligro]   to escape from  
  [+familia]   to run away from  
los refugiados que huyeron de la guerra civil      the refugees who fled the civil war  
huir de su casa      [refugiados, civiles]   to flee (from) one's home  
[adolescente]   to run away from home  
huir de la justicia      to fly from justice, fly from the law  
huyó del país      he fled the country  
2    (=evitar)  
huir de        [+protagonismo, publicidad, tópicos]   to avoid  
  [+calor, frío]   to escape, escape from  
huye de los periodistas como de la peste      she avoids journalists like the plague  
se metió en una iglesia huyendo del calor      he went into a church to escape (from) the heat  
se drogan para huir de la realidad      they take drugs to escape (from) reality  
3    frm  
to fly, fly by  
los años huyen sin darse uno cuenta      the years fly by without you realizing  
b       vt   (=esquivar)   to avoid  
parece como si tu hijo te huyera      your son seems to be avoiding you  
c    huirse             vpr     (Méx)   to escape  
decidieron huirse      they decided to escape  
huirse con algn      to escape with sb  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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huir, hundirse, hure, huiro

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