kill off

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kill off
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. (general)
a. acabar con
to k off a charactermatar a un personaje
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kill off
transitive verb
1 exterminar; acabar con
what killed off the dinosaurs? ¿qué exterminó los dinosaurios?; ¿qué acabó con los dinosaurios?; the recession is killing off many small firms la recesión está acabando con muchas pequeñas empresas; his character is killed off in the first episode matan or eliminan a su personaje en el primer episodio
2 [+rumour] acabar con; [+proposal] echar abajo; [+hopes] destruir
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