I don't watch a lot of movies, but I can't resist a good documentary.
Give me the strength to resist the temptation. / 2. There are always those who resist progress. / 3. You resist what can bring you peace. / 4. I'm pretty sure I can resist you.
However long it takes; we will resist the enemy and we will never give up.
Couldn't resist telling the dentist "yeh it makes me feel numb" when he asked me did I have any problems with local anaesthetic.
Let's resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so long.
We, ACME Ltd., hereby announce that we will resist with all our strength this hostile takeover.
Even though we resist this by all means — it is a fact.
I resist being tempted to spend a lot of money on clothes.
Children usually resist their parents' tyranny, rebel against them and eventually confront them. I couldn't resist buying such a beautiful dress.
They are determined to resist pressure to change the law. / The bank strongly resisted cutting interest rates. / I can never resist the urge to laugh.
Learn the rules of rugby and you will be unable to resist it
The soldiers resisted (the enemy attacks) for two days. I can never resist temptation/chocolate/the urge to laugh. The party leader resisted demands for his resignation.
This material resists water very well. This material is highly water resistant. This is an extremely water-resistant material. This material has very good resistance to water. his material has excellent water resistance.
English word "resistir"(resist) occurs in sets:Portuguese words: Top 500 Verbs 326 - 350 - 500 ve...
2. hold out
How long will your money hold out?
We don't hold out much hope that the price will fall.
I can now hold out a lot longer than you think. Our food is holding out nicely. You only have to hold out a few more days.
We can only hold out for a few more hours.
Will the car hold out until we get to a garage?
hold out your hand