slay

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slay(
sley
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to kill)
a. matar
Under orders from the king, the warrior slew all but one of the the royal princes.Bajo las órdenes del rey, el guerrero mató a todos menos uno de los príncipes reales.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to amuse greatly)
a. hacer morirse de risa
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
During his career as a comedian, Lloyd slayed audiences of all ages.Durante su carrera como comediante, Lloyd hacía morirse de risa a públicos de todas las edades.
b. hacer morir de risa
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
You slay me with your ridiculous hats. You're not going out like that, are you?Me haces morir de risa con tus sombreros ridículos. No vas a salir así, ¿verdad?
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slay
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (literary)
a. quitar la vida a, matar (kill)
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slay [sleɪ] slew (past)slain (participle:past)
transitive verb
1 (kill) matar
2 hacer morir de risa (informal)
this will slay you esto os hará morir de risa (informal); you slay me! ¡qué divertido!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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