use up
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use up(
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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. (to consume)
a. acabar
Don't use up all the milk; I want some for my coffee tomorrow morning.No acabes la leche; quiero un poco para el café mañana por la mañana.
b. agotar
In those days, once you used up your electricity ration, they simply shut off the power.En aquellos días, una vez que agotabas tu ración de electricidad, te cortaban la luz directamente.
c. gastar
The school has used up most of its budget for the year.La escuela ha gastado la mayoría de su presupuesto anual.
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use up
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. (food, fuel)
a. acabar
2. (money, ideas)
a. agotar
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use up
transitive verb
[+supplies] agotar; [+money] gastar
we've used up all the paint hemos acabado toda la pintura; when we've used up all our money cuando hayamos gastado todo el dinero; please use up all the coffee terminaos el café
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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