Translation of beholden in Spanish:

beholden

Pronunciation /bəˈhoʊld(ə)n//bɪˈhəʊld(ə)n/

adjective

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    to be beholden to sb (for sth) estar en deuda con algn (por algo)
    • we're not beholden to anybody no estamos en deuda con nadie
    • You'll quickly find out just how beholden he is to his beliefs.
    • If a person is beholden to the leadership, he owes something.
    • They're also looking for people, a leadership that aren't going to be beholden to special interests.
    • It's a nice feeling to know that you're not beholden to anything.
    • He also acknowledges that the industry is now beholden to the regulator.
    • Those city councils are beholden to the police and fire unions.
    • As soldiers, they are beholden to the policies and representatives and executives and judges voted in by the rest of us.
    • Our government is a closed system of two political parties, both beholden to corporate interests.
    • Even the seemingly goodhearted politicians are irrevocably beholden to their big buck backers.
    • It is beholden to society to protect the innocent and the vulnerable.
    • They're going to be beholden to folks who are paying for their travel.
    • Equipment vendors are often beholden to investors that expect a return on investment.
    • Credit union members knew each other personally and were beholden to each other.
    • A lot of candidates that you would describe as liberal are beholden to a lot of special interests in order to get elected.
    • The idea is that there is a culture out there to which you're beholden.
    • I have been in business for thirty years, I've always paid my own way, I am beholden to no-one.
    • In contrast, an actor has no vested interests, and isn't particularly beholden to any special interest group.
    • Tactically, however, he is extremely flexible and is beholden to no particular system, encouraging simple, open football.
    • They think that we can't do it because we are so beholden to the special interests.
    • They are keeping the poorer nations exactly where they want them: beholden to their patrons.