fusilar

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fusilar(
foo
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see
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lahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to kill with a firearm)
a. to shoot
El líder político fue fusilado por un escuadrón de fusilamiento en la plaza principal.The political leader was shot by a firing squad in the main square.
b. to execute by firing squad
Los terroristas fueron capturados y fusilados.The terrorists were captured and executed by firing squad.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to copy illegally)
a. to plagiarize
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El profesor admitió que fusiló un ensayo de uno de sus alumnos.The professor admitted that he plagiarized one of his students' papers.
b. to plagiarise (United Kingdom)
Fusiló un par de párrafos de la tesis de su compañera de clases.She plagiarised two paragraphs of her classmate's thesis.
c. to pinch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Esa escena la fusiló el director de una película paquistaní que nadie conoce.That is a scene the director pinched from an unknown Pakistani movie.
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fusilar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (ejecutar)
a. to execute by firing squad, to shoot
2. (colloquial)
a. to plagiarize
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fusilar
transitive verb
1 (ejecutar) to shoot; execute by firing squad; (by firing squad)
2 (Caribe) (matar) to kill; (Dep) [+gol] to shoot
Zamora recibe el balón en el borde del área y fusila por raso el gol de la victoria
3 (plagiar) (Literat) (Cine) to pinch (familiar); plagiarize; (Com) to pirate; copy illegally
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