- 1.1 (aguantar, soportar) [dolor/calor] to withstand, take [presión] to withstand, take, stand no resistía más el frío que hacía allí it was so cold there, I couldn't take it any more ¿crees que resistirá otro invierno? do you think it will last o withstand o survive another winter? su corazón no resistiría un golpe tan fuerte his heart wouldn't take o stand a shock like that no resistió el peso adicional it couldn't take the extra weight no resisto que se burlen de mí [familiar/colloquial] I can't stand people making fun of me a María no la invites, no la resisto (Col, Per) [familiar/colloquial] don't invite María, I can't stand her 1.2 [tentación/impulso] to resist 1.3 [Mil] [ataque] to resist, withstand [enemigo] to resist, hold out against
resistirse v pron
- 1 (oponer resistencia) to resist si se resisten, dispararemos if you resist o put up any resistance, we will fire no hay mujer que se le resista women find him irresistible
- 2 (tener reticencia)resistirse
a+ infse resiste a aceptar las condiciones she's unwilling o reluctant to agree to the conditions me resisto a creerlo I find it hard to believe, I'm loath to believe it no pude resistirme a decírselo I couldn't resist telling her
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Havana, Cuba has three daily newspapers. The best known is Granma(www.granma.cubaweb.cu), official newspaper of the Cuban Communist Party. Trabajadores is published by the Cuban trade union movement, and the more lively Juventud Rebelde is aimed at a younger readership.