rise above
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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. (to not be troubled by)
a. superar
The athlete rose above his limitations and became a world champion.El atleta superó sus limitaciones y se convirtió en campeón del mundo.
b. estar por encima de
As an artist, I need to rise above the petty insults of critics.Como artista, necesito estar por encima de los insultos de los detractores.
2. (to be too wise or good)
a. superar
My father and brothers were criminals, but I rose above the family tradition.Mi padre y mis hermanos eran criminales, pero he superado la tradición familiar.
b. estar por encima de
I know that the other kids gossip. You have to rise above it.Sé que los otros muchachos chismean. Hay que estar por encima de eso.
c. alzarse sobre
I tried to rise above the sleaziness of Hollywood and run a business honestly.Intenté alzarme sobre la corrupción de Hollywood y dirigir una empresa de manera honesta.
3. (to be better than similar things)
a. superar
The restaurant's tomato soup rises above the rest.La sopa de tomate del restaurante supera las demás.
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rise above
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. (problem, criticism)
a. remontar, superar
he rose above his limitationssuperó sus limitaciones
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rise above
intransitive verb
[+differences, fears, problems] superar; [+insults] ignorar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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