overboard
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (over the side of a vessel)
a. por la borda
I was sitting on the railing when an unexpected wave came and I fell overboard.Estaba sentado en la barandilla cuando vino una ola inesperada y caí por la borda.
b. al agua
The sailor tossed the anchor overboard.El marinero aventó el ancla al agua.
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overboard
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. por la borda
to fall overboardcaer por la borda, caer al agua
man overboard!¡hombre al agua!
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to go overboard (about)entusiasmarse mucho (con)
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overboard [ˈəʊvəbɔːd]
adverb
(Náut) por la borda
to fall overboard caer al agua or por la borda; man overboard! ¡hombre al agua!
to go overboard
let's not go overboard no hay que exagerar; no nos pasemos (informal); she went overboard with the lace and sequins se pasó con los encajes y las lentejuelas (informal); to go overboard for sb volverse loco por algn
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