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Translation of asir in English:

verbo transitivo

also: asirse verbo pronominal

  • [literario]asirse de ora algose asió a la cuerda
    she grabbed (hold of) o seized the rope
    se asió de una rama
    he grabbed (onto o hold of) a branch
    caminaban asidos de la mano
    they walked hand in hand o [literario] they walked, hands entwined
    no tienen más excusas de que asirse
    they have no more excuses to fall back on
Example sentences
  • Seria bueno visitaras Piura con tu libro y todo acá ya se esta asiendo muy conocido.
  • Mulder asió su rostro con ambas manos y la besó en la boca.
  • Muchas veces esto realmente permite asir la hebra que inicia la madeja.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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