Soportar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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soportar

  
soportar
transitive verb
1. to support (sostener)
2. to stand (resistir, tolerar)
  • ¡no lo soporto! I can't stand him/it!
  • no sé cómo soportas que te hablen así I don't know how you put up with them talking to you like that
  • no soporta que le griten he can't bear being shouted at
3. to endure, to bear (sobrellevar)
  • el niño soportó el castigo sin inmutarse the child took his punishment bravely
soportarse
pronominal verb
1. to stand one another (mutuamente)
soportar
transitive verb
1 (resistir) [+peso] to support; [+presión] to resist; withstand
cuatro pilares soportan la bóveda the vault is supported by four pillars; las vigas soportan el peso del techo the beams bear o carry the weight of the ceiling
2 (aguantar) [+dolor, contratiempo, clima] to bear; [+persona] to put up with
soportaba su enfermedad con resignación she bore her illness with resignation; soportó a su marido durante años she put up with her husband for years; soporta mal el dolor she cannot stand pain; no soporto a ese imbécil I can't stand that idiot; no soporta que la critiquen she can't stand being criticized
pronominal verb
soportarse
Ruth y Blanca no se soportan Ruth and Blanca can't stand each other
Verb Conjugations for soportar
Gerund: soportando
Participle: soportado
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yosoportosoportésoportabasoportaríasoportaré
soportassoportastesoportabassoportaríassoportarás
él/ella/Ud.soportasoportósoportabasoportaríasoportará
nosotrossoportamossoportamossoportábamossoportaríamossoportaremos
vosotrossoportáissoportasteissoportabaissoportaríaissoportaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.soportansoportaronsoportabansoportaríansoportarán
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