polish off

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polish 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. (colloquial)
a. zamparse (food)
2. (drink)
a. cepillarse
b. pimplarse
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. mandarse (River Plate)
3. (work, opponent)
a. acabar con
b. cepillarse
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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polish off
transitive verb
[+work, food, drink] despacharse; [+person etc] liquidar (informal);
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