aferrado

aferrado(
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feh
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rrah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (physically attached)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La cría de koala dormía aferrada a su madre.The baby koala was hanging onto its mother in its sleep.
El niño estaba aferrado a la rama del árbol con todas sus fuerzas, intentando no caerse.The child was clinging onto the tree branch with all his might, trying not to fall.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(devoted)
a. attached
Aunque hace ya años que emigró, Ángel sigue estando muy aferrado a su tierra.Although he migrated years ago, Angel is still very attached to his native land.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Julián vive aferrado al recuerdo de su exnovia.Julian still clings to his ex-girlfriend's memory.
Seguimos aferrados a la esperanza de que mi hermano pueda estar vivo todavía.We continue to hang onto the hope that my brother might be still alive.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(convinced)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mi ex sigue aferrado a la convicción de que yo fui la única culpable de nuestra ruptura.My ex still firmly believes that I was the only one to blame for our break-up.
Mi madre está aferrada a la idea de que los videojuegos son perjudiciales para tu salud mental.My mother stands by her opinion that video games are harmful to your mental heatlh.
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aferrado
adjective
stubborn
seguir aferrado a to stick to; stand by
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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