Translation of descansar in English:
- 1 1.1 (de una actividad, un trabajo)no puedo más, vamos a descansar un ratohave a resthave o take a breaktrabajé toda la mañana sin descansarI'm exhausted! let's rest for a while o let's have a rest o let's take a break o [familiar] breatherse pararon a descansarI worked all morning without a breakno descansaré hasta que haya justicia en este paísthey stopped for a rest¡descansen! (Militar)I shall not rest until there is justice in this countrydescansarstand at ease!at ease!
dealgonecesita descansar de los niñosto have a rest o break fromsomething1.2 (en la cama)she needs a break from the childrendormí ocho horas pero no he descansadohave a restbuenas noches, que descanses 1.3 (muerto) tu abuelo, que en paz descanse, …I slept eight hours but I don't feel rested o refreshedlos dos descansan juntos en su pueblo natalyour grandfather, God rest his soul, …aquí descansan los restos del poetathey lie buried together in their birthplacehere lie the remains of the poet
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