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sostener

Translation of sostener in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (sostenerse)

  • 2 (sustentarse) apenas puede sostenerse con lo que gana he can hardly support himself on what he earns se sostiene a base de zumos y de leche she lives on o/or survives on fruit juice and milk

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