1. (to be eroded by)
La salud del paciente se carcomió en pocos meses por culpa de una enfermedad genética.The patient's health was consumed in only a few months by his genetic disease.
Se carcomía pensando que algo malo podía ocurrirle a su hijo.He was eaten up by the thought that something bad could happen to his son.
2. (to erode wood by woodworm)
La carcoma carcomía lentamente los muebles que guardábamos en el desván.Woodworm was slowly eating away at the furniture that we were keeping in the attic.
3. (to erode)
Cuando la rutina empezó a carcomer su relación, la pareja buscó asesoramiento.When routine began to eat away at their relationship, the couple sought out counseling.
1. (también fig)pronominal verb
a. to eat away at
a. to be eaten up o consumed
Verb Conjugations for carcomer
Present Participle: carcomiendo
Past Participle: carcomido
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