sostiene la cabeza
sostiene la cabeza
phrase
1. (general) 
a. he holds his head up (masculine) 
Para asegurarte de que la evolución de tu hijo es la correcta, tienes que observar si sostiene la cabeza.To make sure your baby's evolution is correct, you have to observe whether he holds his head up.
b. she holds her head up (feminine) 
Mi bebita tiene dos meses y medio, y ya sostiene la cabeza.My baby is two months and a half old, and she already holds her head up.
Mi perro tuvo una lesión de cuello, pero ahora ya sostiene la cabeza otra vez.My dog had a neck injury, but it now holds its head up again.
d. holds his head up (masculine) 
El paciente sostiene la cabeza durante unos segundos, pero el dolor le resulta insoportable.The patient holds his head up for a few seconds, but the pain is excruciating.
e. holds her head up (feminine) 
La niña sostiene la cabeza, pero le cuesta mantener la espalda erguida y va en silla de ruedas.The girl holds her head up, but she finds it difficult to keep her back straight, and she's in a wheelchair.
La cría de mono sostiene la cabeza como si fuera un bebé humano.The baby monkey holds its head as if it were a human baby.
En este tipo de lesión, es aconsejable usar collarín, porque sostiene la cabeza y elimina tensión del cuello.For this kind of injury, it's advisable to use a surgical collar, because it holds the head up while removing tension from the neck.
El cuello es la parte del cuerpo que sostiene la cabeza.The neck is the part of the body that holds the head up.
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