terminar rápido
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terminar rápido
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. (to complete fast)
a. to finish fast
Teminé mi comida rápido y volví corriendo al trabajo.I finished my meal fast and ran back to work.
b. to finish quickly
Rudy terminó sus tareas rápido para poder salir a jugar.Rudy finished his homework quickly to be able to go out to play.
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
2. (to complete something fast)
a. to finish fast
Laura fue incrementando el ritmo y terminó muy rápido para acabar ganando la carrera.Laura gradually increased her pace and finished very fast to win the race.
b. to finish quickly
Si terminas rápido, ayuda al compañero de al lado.If you finish quickly, help the classmate next to you.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Ya hicieron el piso de la cocina? ¡Qué bien! Terminaron rápido.Is the kitchen floor done already? Great! They were fast.
La eyaculación precoz es cuando terminas demasiado rápido. - Ah, okey.Premature ejaculation is when you finish too soon. - Oh, right.
3. (to come to an end fast)
a. to end fast
La pelea terminó rápido; solo duró un asalto y veinte segundos.The fight ended fast; it lasted only one round and twenty seconds.
b. to end quickly
Fuimos felices durante los primeros meses de matrimonio, pero la felicidad terminó rápido.We were happy for the first few months of our marriage, but happiness ended quickly.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Ya se separaron estos dos? Terminó rápido el idilio, ¿no?Have these two broken up already? Well, that was a quick affair, wasn't it?
Enseguida te dejo ver tu programa favorito. Las noticias van a terminar rápido.I'll let you watch your favorite show in a minute. The news are going to end soon.
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