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1(air/expression) resignado(air/expression) de resignaciónto be resigned to sth/ -ing — estar resignado a algo/+ inf
- I've become resigned to that — me he resignado a eso
- Akiko glances at it and looks resigned, then hopeful.
- Instead he seems to be happily resigned to it.
- Shrugging her shoulders as she says this, she is resigned rather than rational.
- His work was a flaming call to arms; hers is resigned, melancholy, even funereal.
- Instead of being outraged, many ranchers seemed resigned.
- They claim a minority are resigned to renting permanently.
- Some argue at being stopped, others cajole, others are resigned.
- Now, my response is a resigned shrug of the shoulders.
- One by one, people tell their dark tales in solemn, angry and/or resigned tones.
- But today, she was more resigned to her fate.
- The town of 3,000 inhabitants are resigned to the bear sanctuary on their doorstep.
- He seems to be resigned to the fact that there will be no indictments.
- He does seem resigned to her presence now.
- Three years later, they are resigned to the demands of parenthood.
- "I'm not concerned," he says with a resigned grin.
- I was proud of myself for giving up for a while, than resigned, and then I realized that the whole thing was semantics anyway.
- Without treatment, a person with avoidant personality disorder may become resigned to a life of near or total isolation.
- There was an audible sign of resigned frustration from my fellow passengers.
- So they are resigned to the fact that there could be another deadly attack which they simply can't prevent.
- There was a new tone not previously heard in his voice, a resigned one.
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