dispose of

dispose of(
dihs
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (throw away)
a. deshacerse de
The drug dealers tried frantically to dispose of the evidence.Los traficantes de drogas intentaron deshacerse de la evidencia frenéticamente.
b. tirar
Could you please dispose of that dirty diaper?Por favor, ¿puedes tirar ese pañal mojado?
c. eliminar
I want to see you dispose of that bad attitude.Quiero verte eliminar esta actitud mala.
2. (deal with)
a. resolver
Let's dispose of this computer problem once and for all.Resolvemos este problema con la computadora de una vez por todas.
3. (kill)
a. matar
The tyrannical queen asked me to dispose of the rebels.La reina tiránica me pidió matar a los rebeldes.
4. (transfer)
a. enajenar
The philanthropist decided to dispose of his wealth while he was alive.El filántropo decidió disponer de sus riquezas en vida.
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dispose of
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (get rid of; rubbish)
a. eliminar
2. (problem)
a. acabar con
3. (kill)
a. dar muerte a
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dispose of
intransitive verb
1 (get rid of) [+evidence, body] deshacerse de; [+rubbish] tirar; botar; (LAm)
2 (sell, transfer) [+goods] vender; [+property] traspasar; [+rights] enajenar; ceder
3 (deal with) [+matter, problem] resolver; [+business] despachar
4 (disprove) [+argument] echar por tierra
5 (have at one's command) disponer de
6 (eat) [+food] comerse; despachar
7 (kill) matar; despachar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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