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Translation of withhold in Spanish

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to withhold retener; detener

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Sample sentences:
He can withhold his breath for two minutes and is practicing to do it longer.

Puede retener la respiración durante dos minutos y está practicando para hacerlo por más tiempo.


My family in Russia wants us to spend Christmas with them, but I don't think we'll be able to. My youngest brother spent 2008 in Moscow. The other one has already been there before and met all relatives. I wish you a happy and successful 2012.
If I look at dictionaries they do not give long sentences, only specific words and their meaning when they are used in a compounded form, which by the way can mean something totally different than when used by themselves.
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Spanish VerbsPresentPast IIIFuture
Conjugation of detener
[detenido]
detengo  detienes  detiene  detenemos  detenéis  detienen  detenía  detenías  detenía  deteníamos  deteníais  detenían  detuve  detuviste  detuvo  detuvimos  detuvisteis  detuvieron  detendré  detendrás  detendrá  detendremos  detendréis  detendrán 
Conjugation of retener
[retenido]
retengo  retienes  retiene  retenemos  retenéis  retienen  retenía  retenías  retenía  reteníamos  reteníais  retenían  retuve  retuviste  retuvo  retuvimos  retuvisteis  retuvieron  retendré  retendrás  retendrá  retendremos  retendréis  retendrán