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.
» 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.
» 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.