- 1.1 [coche/puerta/columpio] to push lo empujaron contra la pared they pushed him (up) against the wall el viento empujaba la barca hacia la orilla the wind was blowing o carrying the boat toward(s) the shore ¡empújame! give me a push! 1.2 (incitar, presionar) to spur … on; (obligar) to force no tenía ganas, pero yo la empujé un poco she didn't feel like it, but I talked her into it o I spurred her on a bit 1.3 [Tec] to drive
- 1.1 (hacer presión) to push empujar push empuja tú de tu lado you push from your side un actor joven que viene empujando fuerte [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] a young actor who is making quite an impression 1.2 (dar empellones) to push, shove ¡sin empujar! stop pushing! todo el mundo empujaba para entrar everybody was pushing and shoving to get in
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The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.