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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to kill)
a. liquidar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The cops still don't know who did the old man in.La policía todavía no sabe quién fue que liquidó al viejo.
b. cargarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The gang did him in after he snitched on one of their members.La pandilla se lo cargó después de que se chivó de uno de sus miembros.
2. (to exhaust)
a. reventar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Building that stone wall today really did me in.Construir ese muro de piedras hoy realmente me reventó.
b. agotar
This kind of work does you in if you're not used to it.Este tipo de trabajo agota si no estás acostumbrado.
c. hacer polvo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The exercises we did during practice did us all in.Los ejercicios que hicimos durante el entrenamiento nos hicieron polvo a todos.
3. (to damage) (United Kingdom)
a. hacerse daño en
Ronald did his knee in coming down the stairs.Ronald se hizo daño en la rodilla bajando la escalera.
b. fastidarse
You'll do your back in trying to lift that refrigerator on your own.Te vas a fastidiar la espalda intentando levantar ese refrigerador solo.
c. arruinar (thing)
Watch your step, or you'll do my new shoes in. I paid 200 quid for them!Cuidado con donde pisas, o vas a arruinar mis zapatos nuevos. ¡Pagué 200 libras por ellos!
d. cargarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(thing)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Are you mad? You've gone and done my car in!¿Estás loco, o qué? ¡Te has cargado mi coche!
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do in
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. (murder)
a. cargarse
2. (exhaust)
a.
I'm absolutely done inestoy hecho(a) migas
3. (damage) (United Kingdom)
a.
to do one's back/knee infastidiarse la espalda/rodilla
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transitive verb
1 (kill) liquidar (informal); cargarse (informal)
go past the rusting hulks of old locomotives to the eerie, beat-up green railroad car where Laura was done in I want her done in. Do you know someone who will do the job for me?
2 (exhaust) reventar (informal); hacer polvo (informal)
he's absolutely done in está totalmente reventado (informal); está hecho polvo (informal)
sitting at the table after dinner one night, drinking coffee and smoking a cigarette, feeling done in, wasted
3 (ruin) [+back] hacerse daño en; fastidiar (informal); (Esp)
I've done my back in
[+engine] cargarse (informal); (Esp) arruinar; (LAm)
he'll do the engine in, driving the way he does se cargará el motor conduciendo de esa manera (informal); (Esp)
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