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abstener, abstenerse
to abstain, to abstain
Mi padre tiene que abstenerse del alcohol. (My father has to abstain from alcohol.)
atenerse
to observe, to abide by, to heed
Es importante que nos atenemos la ley.
contener
to contain
La jarra conteniene dos litros.
detener
to detain, to arrest, stop
La policía detuvo a once personas.
entretener
to distract, to entertain, to delay, to maintain
Se entretuvieron buscando un coche. No ha entretenido su coche. Se entretenía por tocar el piano.
mantener
to (physically) support, to sustain, to maintain, to remain or keep
Los precios se mantuvieron estables. Mantenga limpia España. Roberto se mantiene con caramelos. Se ha mantenido como nuevo.
obtener
to get, to obtain
Obtuve la firma del actor.
retener
to retain, to hold back, to deduct, to keep
Retenieron el avión presidencial por una deuda. Muchas empresas retienen impuestos. Retengo en la cabeza todos los lugares que he visto.
sostener
to hold up, to defend
Los tres bloques sostienen la casa. No puedo sostener mi opinión.