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Principal Translations
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forzar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (obligar a hacer algo) (make [sb] do [sth])force vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Forzaba a la gente a votar por él con amenazas.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The guards forced the prisoners-of-war to stay awake for a week.
forzar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (abrir por la fuerza)force vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  force [sth] open vtr + adv
 Los ladrones forzaron la puerta y se llevaron un buen botín.
 The gangsters forced the door and carried away a big haul.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
forzar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (persona: violar)rape vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal)force yourself upon [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La ataron a la cama y la forzaron.
 They tied her to the bed and raped her.
forzarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (ser coaccionado)be forced v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Se forzó a los campesinos a vender sus cosechas a precios irrisorios.
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