Spanish translation of 'hold down'
transitive verb + adverb
- (= oppress)
to hold down a job (= retain)
mantenerse en su puesto(= be equal to)
estar a la altura de su cargo
⇒ he can't hold down a job
pierde todos los trabajos
Example Sentences Including 'hold down'
Anything that can infer enough talent and ability to hold down a job.SOMEBODY (2002)
The number of emotional cripples and close to certifiably insane people who hold down top jobs and run business empires -- it's amazing.A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
Holes would have had to be drilled, staples used to hold down the wire.Doubtful Motives
Translation of hold down from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary