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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations
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cling to [sth/sb] vi + prep (hold tightly)mantenerse cerca v prnl + adv
  no separarse adv + v prnl
 Knowing they would soon have to part, the lovers clung to one another.
cling to [sth/sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (to [sth], [sb]: emotionally) (figurado)aferrarse a v prnl + prep
  agarrarse de v prnl + prep
 I don't like the way Roger's new girlfriend clings to him.
cling to [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (belief: be faithful) (figurado)aferrarse a v prnl + prep
 No matter what happens, religious people cling to their beliefs.
cling viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (clothing, etc.: stick, be tight)pegarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  adherirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 I don't like how my new dress clings.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
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cling on vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (hold tightly)aferrarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 When I went around a corner quickly on my motorcycle, my passenger was clinging on for dear life.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Fingió que ir en moto le daba mucho miedo y aprovechó para aferrarse a la cintura su acompañante con todas sus fuerzas.
cling on to [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (hold tightly) (emocionalmente, figurado)aferrarse, agarrarse, apegarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
plastic wrap,
UK: cling film
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (transparent film for wrapping food)papel film loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala").
  film de plástico para alimentos grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
static cling nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (electricity that makes clothing stick)electricidad estática nf + adj
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