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Spanish translation of “struggle”

struggle

verb /ˈstraɡl/
to twist violently when trying to free oneself
luchar , forcejear
The child struggled in his arms .
to make great efforts or try hard
luchar (por/contra)
All his life he has been struggling with illness / against injustice .
to move with difficulty
moverse con dificultad
He struggled out of the hole .
struggle along phrasal verb to have only just enough money to live .
vivir con estrecheces, subsistir penosamente/a duras penas/con dificultad
(Definition of struggle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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