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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.Thomas F. Kennedy
- (transitive) To squeeze, constrict, or compress
- (transitive) To press someone with one's needs
- (transitive) To hold back
- (transitive) To hold on to something
Conjugation of apretar (See Appendix:Spanish conjugation.)
Rule: e becomes a ie in stressed syllables.
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