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apoyar

Translation of apoyar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: apoyarse verbo pronominal

  • 1 (para sostenerse, descansar) See examples:apoyarse en algo
    to lean on something
    caminaba lentamente apoyándose en un bastón
    she walked slowly, leaning on a walking stick o using a walking stick for support
    se apoya demasiado en su familia
    he relies too much on his family (for support)
    he leans too heavily on his family
  • 2 (basarse, fundarse) See examples:apoyarse en algo
    to be based on something
    se apoyó en estas cifras para defender su teoría
    he used these figures to defend his theory
    ¿en qué se apoya para hacer semejante acusación?
    what are you basing your accusation on?
    what is the basis of your accusation?
Example sentences
  • Urbina, Gobernador de Manabí, apoya al gobierno de Guayaquil.
  • Por otro lado, necesitamos otra ley que apoye al sector productivo.
  • Paralelamente, la cooperación internacional también apoya económicamente.

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