In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ceder)to give into give waytransigir en algo — to give way / give in on sth
- me niego a transigir en esto — I refuse to give way / give in on this
- en cuestiones de principios no voy a transigir — I'm not going to compromise on matters of principle
2(tolerar)transigir con algo — to put up with sth
- no puedo transigir con esa conducta — I can't tolerate that kind of behavior
3Derechoto reach a settlement
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