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resistir

Translation of resistir in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (resistirse)

  • 2 (tener reticencia)resistirse a + infinitivo/infinitive se resiste a aceptar las condiciones she's unwilling o/or reluctant to agree to the conditions me resisto a creerlo I find it hard to believe, I'm loath to believe it no pude resistirme a decírselo I couldn't resist telling her
  • 3 [familiar/colloquial] (plantear dificultades) esta cerradura se me resiste I can't get this lock open tantas cifras se me resisten all these figures defeat me o/or are beyond me [familiar/colloquial]

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