rest on
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rest on(
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 be dependent on)
a. basarse en
The emerging cosmetic industry rests on the premise that today's youth wants to take the best selfies.La emergente industria cosmetológica se basa en la premisa de que la juventud de hoy quiere tomar los mejores selfies.
b. depender de
The outcome of the game rests on the team's worst batter.El resultado del partido depende del peor bateador del equipo.
2. (to relax on)
a. descansar en
I am going to rest on the hammock for a little while.Voy a descansar en la hamaca por un ratito.
3. (to rest against in a sloping position)
a. reclinar sobre
My girlfriend rests her head on my shoulder when we watch a movie.Mi novia reclina su cabeza sobre mi hombro cuando miramos una película.
4. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't rest on your laurels. You can always work harder.No te duermas en los laureles. Siempre puedes trabajar más duro.
My mother yells at me when I rest my elbows on the dinner tableMi mamá me grita cuando apoyo los codos sobre la mesa.
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