resist

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resist [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (abstain from [sth])resistirse a v prnl + prep
  abstenerse de v prnl + prep
 I can't resist chocolate - you'd better hide it from me.
 No puedo resistirme al chocolate, mejor escóndemelo.
resist doing [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (abstain from doing [sth])resistirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 She couldn't resist making a joke about his ill-fitting trousers.
 No pudo resistirse a hacer un chiste sobre cómo le quedaban los pantalones.
resist [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (oppose)resistirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  oponerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 The opposition are bound to resist the policy, of course.
 La oposición está obligada a resistirse a esa política, por supuesto.
resist [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (struggle against: physically)resistir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
  oponer resistencia loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 If you keep on resisting me I'll be obliged to tie you up.
 Si te sigues resistiendo, me veré obligada a atarte.
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Collocations: resist [attacks, pressure, efforts], resist [all, any] pressure, sorry, I couldn't resist, more...

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