abrus, abrusim

1. to miss

  • mi sut long pisin tasol mi abrus.
    I shot at the bird but I missed.
  • katres i abrus long manki.
    the bullet missed the boy.

2. to avoid, to keep away from

  • yumi mas abrusim sik.
    we must avoid getting sick.

3. to pass

  • mi abrusim em long rot.
    I passed him on the road.