despilfarrar

despilfarrar(
dehs
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peel
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fah
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rrahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to squander
Paul despilfarra su dinero comprando artilugios costosos que no necesita.Paul squanders his money buying expensive gadgets he doesn't need.
El millonario despilfarró su fortuna en coches deportivos.The millionaire squandered his fortune on sports cars.
b. to waste
Nos queda poca agua. ¡No la despilfarres regando las plantas!We're running out of water. Don't waste it on the plants!
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despilfarrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (dinero)
a. to squander
2. (energía, agua)
a. to waste
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despilfarrar
transitive verb
[+dinero] to waste; squander; [+recursos, esfuerzos] to waste;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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