Translation of soportar in English:

soportar

vt

  • 1 1.1 [situación/frío/dolor] deberá soportar temperaturas de 500° it will have to withstand o/or endure temperatures of 500° no soporto este calor I can't stand this heat soportó el dolor sin quejarse she put up with o endured o bore the pain without complaint no pienso soportar que me traten así I will not stand for o/or tolerate them treating me like that no soportaba más esa situación she could no longer endure o bear o tolerate that situation 1.2 [persona] to put up with lo soporté durante muchos años I put up with him for many years no soporto la gente así I can't stand o/or bear people like that

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