abide
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abide(
uh
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bayd
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to tolerate)
a. soportar
I can watch horror films, but I can't abide family violence.Puedo ver películas de terror, pero no puedo soportar la violencia familiar.
b. tolerar
My lunch today was overpriced and tasteless. That's a combination I can't abide.Mi almuerzo de hoy fue demasiado caro y desabrido. Esa es una combinación que no puedo tolerar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to dwell)
a. morar
The monk abode for a time at the Lungshing Monastery.El monje moró por un tiempo en el monasterio Lungshing.
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to continue unchanged)
a. permanecer
Tony has faithfully abided with the tenets of his religion for over 20 years.Tony ha permanecido fiel a los principios de su religión por más de 20 años.
b. continuar
Now that the lovers have found one another, they shall abide together in endless bliss.Ahora que los amantes se han encontrado, continuarán juntos en una felicidad sin fin.
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abide
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (tolerate)
a. soportar
I can't abide himno lo soporto
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abide [əˈbaɪd] abode abided
transitive verb
(neg only) aguantar; soportar
I can't abide him no lo aguanto or soporto; no lo puedo ver; I can't abide a coward aborrezco los cobardes; I can't abide tea me da asco el té
intransitive verb
(dwell) morar; (stay) permanecer; continuar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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