to cap it all

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to cap it all
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. para colmo (something negative)
Our son held a raucous party at our house, leaving it absolutely filthy, and to cap it all, his friends broke my grandmother's vase.Nuestro hijo hizo una fiesta escandalosa en nuestra casa, ensuciando todo, y para colmo, sus amigos rompieron el florero de mi abuela.
b. como si fuera poco
You sneaked out of the house, took our car, and to cap it all, you were arrested for drunk driving!Te escabulliste de la casa, te llevaste nuestro carro, y como si fuera poco, ¡te detuvieron por manejar en estado de embriaguez!
c. encima de todo
Ben is talented, hardworking, and to cap it all, the nicest person you could hope to meet.Ben es talentoso, trabajador y encima de todo, es de lo más simpático.
d. para rematar (something negative)
I spilled coffee on myself on the way to the interview, which went really poorly, and to top it all, I got a parking ticket.Me tiré café de camino a la entrevista, que me fue muy mal, y para rematar, me dieron una multa de estacionamiento.
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