hold against

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hold against(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. tener en cuenta a
I'm not going to hold my history with your brother against you.No te voy a tener mi historia con tu hermano en cuenta.
b. guardar (grudge)
Franco has held a grudge against Beto ever since he stole his girlfriend.Franco le guarda rencor a Beto desde que él le robó la novia.
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hold against
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a.
to h something against somebodytener algo contra alguien
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hold against
verb:transitive:plus_preposition
tener contra
they held his origins against him creían que sus orígenes eran deshonrosos para él; you won't hold this against me, will you? ¿verdad que no vas a pensar mal de mí por esto?
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