hacer papilla

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hacer papilla(
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to beat convincingly)
a. to cream
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
La mayoría del público en el estadio le iba al otro equipo, pero los hicimos papilla.Most of the crowd at the stadium was rooting for the other team, but we creamed them.
b. to crush
El tenista suizo hizo papilla a su oponente en la final.The Swiss tennis player crushed his opponent in the final match.
c. to whup
¿Quién ganó el partido? - El equipo contrario. Nos hicieron papilla.Who won the game? - The other team. They whupped us.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit violently)
a. to cream
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Tu oponente es uno de los mejores boxeadores del mundo. Te va a hacer papilla.Your opponent is one of the best boxers in the world. He's going to cream you.
b. to beat to a pulp
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Roberto retó a Gabo a una pelea, y este lo hizo papilla.Roberto dared Gabo to fight, and the latter beat him to a pulp.
c. to whup
Fernando amenazó a Nito con hacerlo papilla.Fernando threatened to whup Nito.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to destroy)
a. to wreck
Paco hizo papilla el carro, pero él no salió herido.Paco wrecked the car, but he wasn't injured.
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