endure
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to suffer)
a. aguantar
If you cannot endure the pain, we can give you an anesthetic.Si no puede aguantar el dolor, podemos darle anestesia.
b. soportar
I've had to endure a lot of hardship in my life.He tenido que soportar muchas dificultades en mi vida.
2. (to tolerate)
a. soportar
I won't endure any more complaints from you two.No soportaré más quejas de ustedes dos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to last)
a. perdurar
Surely this is a friendship that will endure forever.Seguramente esta es un amistad que perdurará para siempre.
b. durar
The band is very popular now, but I don't think their success will endure.La banda es muy popular ahora, pero yo no creo que su éxito dure.
4. (to not give up)
a. resistir
Everyone thought he would die of the disease, but he endured.Todos pensaron que moriría de la enfermedad, pero resistió.
b. aguantar
The prisoner was in a lot of pain, but she knew she had to endure if she was going to escape.La prisionera tenía mucho dolor, pero sabía que tenía que aguantar para escapar.
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endure
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. soportar, aguantar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (last)
a. durar
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endure [ɪnˈdjʊəʳ]
transitive verb
(suffer) [+pain, heat] resistir; aguantar; (tolerate) aguantar; soportar
she can't endure being laughed at no soporta que se rían de ella; I can't endure being corrected no aguanto que me corrijan; to endure doing sth aguantar hacer algo; I can't endure him no lo puedo ver; no lo aguanto or soporto; I can't endure it a moment longer no lo aguanto un momento más
intransitive verb
(last) durar; (not give in) aguantar; resistir;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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