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withstand
past tense & past participle withstood
American English: /wɪθˈstænd/
, /wɪðˈstænd/
British English: /wɪðˈstand/

Translation of withstand in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (attack)
    resistir
    (hardship)
    soportar
    (temptation)
    resistir
    Example sentences
    • Whether the Blair government's new law withstands judicial scrutiny remains to be seen.
    • Not many flowers are designed specifically to withstand cold and frosty weather.
    • Their structure is designed to withstand the harshest heat, wind and occasional sea spray.
    Example sentences
    • The shield did not look especially strong, but it withstood pressure that would have crushed the man.
    • Straffan withstood a very strong comeback from the home side in the second half that yielded a goal from Toms Fitzgerald from 25 yards, to claim victory.
    • Leighlin then withstood some strong pressure from Naomh Eoin, who with Robert Foley prominent, threatened to snatch a winning goal.

intransitive verb

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