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dwell on
verb + preposition + object

Translation of dwell on verb + preposition + object in Spanish:

  • 1.1 (concentrate on) See examples: try not to dwell on the past
    trata de no pensar demasiado en el pasado
    the documentary dwells excessively on the sordid side of her life
    el documental se detiene demasiado or hace demasiado hincapié en los aspectos sórdidos de su vida
    1.2 (Music)
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