conk out

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conk out
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (stop working; car, tv)
a. escacharrarse
Regionalism used in Spain
b. descomponerse
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. desconchinflarse
Regionalism used in Mexico
2. (fall asleep)
a. quedarse frito(a) or
b. roque or
Regionalism used in Spain
c. súpito(a)
Regionalism used in Mexico
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conk out
1 (break down) averiarse; fastidiarse (informal); descomponerse; (LAm)
2 (die) estirar la pata (informal)
it's a wonder that the poor old boy didn't conk out a great deal sooner than he did
(fall asleep) dormir como un tronco (informal)
I conked out on the settee watching telly
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