fade away
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fade away(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. desvanecerse
As the years passed, Brad's memories of that tragic day faded away into nothingness.Con el paso de los años, los recuerdos de Brad sobre ese día trágico se desvanecieron en la nada.
b. irse apagando
The dawn sky's beautiful colors slowly faded away as the sun climbed higher into the sky.Los hermosos colores del cielo del amanecer se fueron apagando lentamente mientras el sol ascendía.
c. desaparecer
She hugged him and in that moment, all of his worries faded away.Ella lo abrazó y en ese momento, todas sus preocupaciones desaparecieron.
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fade away
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (music, hope)
a. desvanecerse
2. (fig)
a. evaporarse, desaparecer (person)
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fade away
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
[+sound, music] apagarse; [+emotion] irse apagando; [+sick person] consumirse
her voice faded away su voz se fue apagando; the applause faded away los aplausos se fueron apagando
It was then that the engine-room noise faded away and the San Andreas began to slow
we'd watched her fading away in front of our eyes la veíamos consumirse delante de nuestros propios ojos; you'll fade away if you don't eat more te vas a quedar en los huesos como no comas más
it is a very distressing feeling but it gradually fades away his sense of loss eventually faded away there never was any doubt that Margaret Thatcher would not go quietly. Old prime ministers rarely just fade away. They give the people who take over from them hell this season the team has just faded away Older entrepreneurs never die, and they certainly don't fade away. They just keep going I mean, how the hell could I just fade away into sweet oppulent retirement, eh? "Why did I come on this ship? I wish I could just fade away," she wailed He'd been spared the ordeal of watching his parents fade away
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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