Translation of defender in English:



defenderse v pron

  • 1.1 (refl) (contra una agresión) to defend o protect oneself; [Der] to defend oneself defenderse de algo/algn to defend oneself against sth/sb 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (arreglárselas) to get by [colloquial/familiar] me defiendo bastante bien en francés I can get by quite well in French ¿sabes jugar al tenis? — bueno, me defiendo can you play tennis? — well, I'm not too bad [colloquial/familiar]
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.