Translation of struggle in Spanish:
- 1 (against opponent)(physical) refriega (feminine)to put up a struggleluchara struggle broke out at the stadium
oponer resistenciase produjo una refriega en el estadiothe struggle between the two nationsel conflicto entre las dos nacionesI'm not giving up without a struggleno me voy a rendir sin luchar or sin oponer resistenciaExample sentences
- Ambulance chiefs today condemned a teenager who assaulted a senior paramedic and a policeman during a violent struggle in York.
- In a violent struggle, Bourgass stabbed police officer Stephen Oake to death and wounded three others as he tried to escape.
- America's wars and violent struggles are always fought with goals of preventing future terror attacks and saving lives.
- With little room for compromise the stage is set for a bitter internal factional struggle.
- The sad truth is that the man who vows to continue the armed struggle is likely to prevail.
- His heroes were all engaged in titanic struggles for survival, with defeat always a possibility.
- 2 (against difficulties) to give up the struggleabandonar la luchahis struggle against the elements/for survivalsu lucha contra los elementos/por la supervivenciatheir struggle for better working conditionssu lucha por conseguir mejores condiciones laboraleseverything seems such a struggle to hertodo se le hace tan cuesta arribait's a struggle to make ends meetcuesta mucho llegar a fin de meswe had quite a struggle to convince himnos costó bastante convencerloExample sentences
- At the same time, their determined struggle against adversity is a source of inspiration for all of us.
- This would, however, require a determined struggle, relying on Senate filibusters and similar tactics.
- Social reforms alongside a determined struggle for liberation will lead us towards democracy and independence.
- 1 1.1 (thrash around) he struggled with his attackerforcejeó con su asaltanteI tried to struggle freeforcejeé tratando de liberarmeExample sentences1.2 (contend, strive) she had to struggle to support her family
tuvo que luchar para mantener a su familiato struggle (
- Alarmed, Darlene lurched forward, struggling to break free, but it was no use.
- Kicking and thrashing, Jennifer desperately struggled to break free.
- He struggled to break free, and the pair stumbled across the room and up against the bureau.
against/ withsomething) to struggle forsomethinglucharto struggle for freedom/power poralgoluchar por la libertad/el poderto struggle for breathrespirar con dificultadshe was struggling for wordsno encontraba palabrasExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 (be in difficulties)
- This shift in rodeo queen criteria did not sit well with women who struggled to continue competing in rodeo.
- Mass marketers continue to struggle against thick competition from department store and specialty brands.
- Retailers continuing to struggle amidst intense competition, a slowing economy and low inflation.
- Most of their batsmen are still struggling to cope with the New Zealand pace attack.
- He was struggling mightily at the plate in the play-offs and appeared out of sorts.
- The US $183 million Yankees are struggling mightily at the plate, leaving their fans restless.
- 2 (move with difficulty) (+ adverb complement) he struggled up the hillsubió penosamente la cuestashe struggled into her dressse puso como pudo el vestidohe struggled to his feetse levantó con gran dificultadwe struggled throughno sin dificultad salimos adelantethey struggled on through the stormsiguieron adelante con gran esfuerzo en medio de la tormenta
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