Abandon in spanish

abandon1 = abandono, desenfreno, frenesí. 

Example: The article 'Enlightenment and lubricity' examines paintings depicting women reading and responding with sensual abandon to the word.

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» with wild abandon = con desenfreno, desenfrenadamente.

Example: 2012 is the year to pursue ordinary life with wild abandon and stop trying to be perfect.

abandon2 = abandonar. 

Example: The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.

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» abandon + (all) hope = abandonar (toda/la) esperanza, perder (toda/la) esperanza.

Example: He described cynicism as abandoning all hope that social change and progress is possible.

» abandon + Nombre + to + Posesivo + own devices = abandonar + Nombre + a + Posesivo + propia suerte.

Example: Ribbentrop had been abandoned to his own devices, no longer the central figure he had once been in the affairs of state.

» abandon + Nombre + to + Posesivo + own wits = abandonar + Nombre + a + Posesivo + propia suerte.

Example: Imagine a young man, alone and without supplies or tools, abandoned to his own wits in the middle of hostile enemy territory.

» abandon + Reflexivo + to = entregarse a, abandonarse a.

Example: Towards the end, abandoning himself to corruption and pleasure, the emperor ceased to be concerned about the welfare of the people.

» abandon + ship = abandonar el barco.

Example: Most of the crew came abaft to where the lifeboats were and when the word was given to abandon ship they jumped in and swam for the life rafts.
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