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asir

Translation of asir in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (asirse)

  • [literario/literary]asirse de ora algo se asió a la cuerda she grabbed (hold of) o/or seized the rope se asió de una rama he grabbed (onto o/or hold of) a branch caminaban asidos de la mano they walked hand in hand o/or [literario/literary] they walked, hands entwined no tienen más excusas de que asirse they have no more excuses to fall back on

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