aguentar

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian agguantare. Compare Spanish aguantar.

Verb[edit]

agüentar (first-person singular present indicative aguento, past participle agüentado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to bear, to put up with
    Eu não aguento mais!I can't stand it anymore!
    Ele não aguenta uma piada.He can't take a joke.
  2. (intransitive) to hold out; to hold on
    Devemos aguentar até o fim.
    We shall hold on till the end.
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to hold; to hold up

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