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duty / deber
 
duty   [ˈdju:tɪ]
A. -noun
1. (moral, legal)   deber (m),   obligaciónoun (f)
·it is [my] duty to inform you that ...
·es mi deber or obligaciónoun informarles de que ...
·I feel it to be my duty
·creo que es mi deber
·it was his duty to tell the police
·su deber era decírselo a la policía
a. I am duty [bound] to say that ... =   es mi deber decir que ...
b. to [do] one'noun duty (by somebody) =   cumplir con su deber (hacia somebody, someone, para con somebody, someone)
c. to [fail] in one'noun duty =   faltar a su deber
d. to [make] it one'noun duty to do something =   encargarse de hacer algo
e. it is [no] part of my duty to do this =   no me corresponde a masculineí hacer esto
f. out of a [sense] of duty =   por sentido del deber
2. (=task, responsibility)   funciónoun (f),   responsabilidad (f)
·my duties consist of ...
·mis funciones or responsabilidades son ...
a. to [do] duty as =   servir de
·to do duty for
·servir en lugar de
b. to [neglect] one'noun duties =   faltar a sus responsabilidades
c. to be [off] duty   (generally)   estar libre
·an off duty policeman
·un policía fuera de servicio
d. to be [on] duty   (medicine)
[doctor, nurse, sentry]   estar de guardia
[policeman]   estar de servicio   (administration, school)   estar de turno
·to go on duty
·entrar de servicio
e. to [take] up one'noun duties =   entrar en funciones
3. (finance)
(=tax)   derechos masculine plural
·to pay duty on something
·pagar derechos por algo
B. -compound
·duty call   -noun   visita (f) de cumplido
·duty officer   -noun   (military)   oficial masculine and feminine de servicio
·duty roster
·duty rota   -noun   lista (f) de turnos
 
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