Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Monday July 23, 2012

dejar, verb:
to stop doing

When you stop doing something, especially a bad habit, dejar de is a useful phrase.

He dejado de fumar.
I’ve stopped smoking.

You also use dejar de in other situations.

Saldremos cuando deje* de llover.
We’ll go out when it stops raining.

¡Deja de hacer eso!
Stop doing that!

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