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retirarse ante un peligro exp.
to shrink back from a danger

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
to appear before a judge
to see danger looming ahead
we have a great future before us
we're talking about {o} this is an exceptional essay
he's a public menace on the roads
he is a danger to the public
that child is a walking disaster area!
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a       vt  
1      [+acusación, apoyo, subvención]   to withdraw  
to withdraw, take back  
han retirado su apoyo al Gobierno      they have withdrawn their support for the Government  
les retiraron las subvenciones      they had their subsidies taken away o withdrawn  
retiró su candidatura a la Presidencia      he stood down from the presidential election, he withdrew his candidacy for the presidency  
la mayoría del electorado le ha retirado la confianza      he has lost the confidence o trust of the majority of the electorate  
retirar la palabra a algn      to stop speaking to sb  
retirar el saludo a algn      to stop saying hello to sb  
2      [+moneda, sello]   to withdraw (from circulation)  
  [+autobús, avión]  
to withdraw (from service)  
estos aviones serán retirados de o del servicio      these planes are to be withdrawn from service  
el producto fue retirado del mercado      the product was withdrawn from the market o taken off the market  
3      [+permiso, carnet, pasaporte]   to withdraw, take away  
le han retirado el permiso de conducir      he's had his driving licence taken away  
4      [+dinero]   to withdraw  
fui a retirar dinero de la cuenta      I went to withdraw some money from my account  
5      [+tropas]   to withdraw  
to recall, withdraw  
  [+atleta, caballo]  
to withdraw, scratch
6    (=quitar)   to take away, remove  
la camarera retiró las copas      the waitress took the glasses away  
le retiraron todos los objetos afilados de la celda      all sharp objects were removed from his cell  
7      [+cabeza, cara]   to pull back, pull away  
to draw back, withdraw  
to draw in
8    (=jubilar)   to retire, pension off
b    retirarse             vpr  
1    (=moverse)   to move back o away     ( de      from)     
retírate de la entrada para que pueda pasar la gente      move back o away from the door so that people can get through  
retirarse ante un peligro      to shrink back from a danger  
2    (=irse)  
puede usted retirarse      you may leave  
el testigo puede retirarse      the witness may stand down  
se retiró enfadado a la cocina      he withdrew to the kitchen in a huff  
retirarse de las negociaciones      to withdraw from the negotiations  
se retiraron del torneo        (antes de su inicio)    they withdrew from o pulled out of the tournament,   (después de su inicio)    they retired from o pulled out of the tournament  
tuvo que retirarse del terreno de juego      he had to leave the pitch  
3    retirarse (a su habitación)      to retire (to one's room o to bed) frm, liter     
4      (al teléfono)    ¡no se retire!      hold the line!  
5      (Mil)   to withdraw, retreat
6    (=jubilarse)   to retire     ( de      from)     
mi padre se retira el año que viene      my father will be retiring next year  
cuando me retire de los negocios      when I retire from business  
se retiró anticipadamente      she took early retirement  
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"retirarse ante un peligro": examples and translations in context
¿Cuándo deben retirarse ante la presencia de grupos extremistas y negarse a ayudar a las personas necesitadas si su propio personal corre un peligro considerable, si el personal humanitario de contratación local es el que, de hecho, sufre la mayoría de bajas? When are they to retreat before extremist groups and say no to helping people in need because of unreasonable risks to their own staff, when locally recruited humanitarian personnel, in fact, account for the majority of casualties?
Al estar ante un peligro de muerte uno grita fuertemente. In a situation of danger of death, one screams loudly and strongly.
Apartamiento del niño de su hogar ante un peligro directo a su vida o salud. "Removal of the child when there is a direct threat to his or her life or health".
Ahora nos habéis puesto ante un peligro inimaginable. Now you've put us all in unimaginable peril.
Estamos ante un peligro inminente de estupidez. You know, we're in imminent danger of sappiness.
La Representante Especial observa, sin embargo, que esas medidas no suponen más que una solución provisional ante un peligro inminente. The Special Representative notes, however, that such measures can only represent a temporary fix to an imminent danger.
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