tensar

Las venas de su cuello se tensaron.
Veins in his neck tightened.
Kwanchai alargó las manos a las espadas a su lado, y los guardias se tensaron una vez más.
Kwanchai reached for the swords at his side, and the guards tensed once more.
En 2010, Estados Unidos y sus aliados se tensaron la soga al expulsar a Irán de SWIFT, lo que le hace muy difícil participar en el comercio internacional.
In 2010, the U.S. and its allies tightened the noose by expelling Iran from SWIFT, making it extremely difficult for it to trade internationally.
Mientras tanto las relaciones con Rusia se tensaron.
Meanwhile relations with Russia became tense.
A partir de este momento, las relaciones diplomáticas entre los gremios se tensaron.
From this moment on, the diplomatic relations between the guilds were tense.
Sin embargo, las relaciones pronto se tensaron.
Relations soon grew tense, however.
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