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apretar

in English:

1. tighten


Tighten those braids, missy.
To turn the lid on a jar is an example of tighten.
Which tool would you use to tighten a screw? I'd use a screw-driver to tighten a screw.
tighten the nuts
tightening some screws

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2. to squeeze


Squeeze the lemon over the fish.
Squeeze the lemon.
Squeeze this ball for 30 seconds to calm down.
Try it with a squeeze of lemon instead of butter and see how the flavour bursts through.
[verb] - to press something hard, especially from all sides in order to change its shape or remove liquid from it

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