English translation of '撑'
- (= 抵住)
prop ... up
⇒ 他两手撑着下巴在深思。(Tā liǎng shǒu chēngzhe xiàba zài shēnsī.)
His chin was propped on his hands, and he was deep in thought.
- (= 坚持住)
keep ... up (pt, pp kept)
⇒ 他撑不住了,到底笑了。(Tā chēng bù zhù le, dàodǐ xiào le.)
In the end, he couldn't help laughing.
- (= 张开)
- (= 容不下)
fill to bursting
⇒ 少吃点吧,别撑着！(Shǎo chī diǎn ba, bié chēngzhe!)
Don't eat so much, you'll burst!
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Translation of 撑 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary