while away

while away(
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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. (general)
a. pasar
We whiled away the evenings playing Scrabble.Pasamos las tardes jugando Scrabble.
b. matar
The actors were looking for something to while away the time between scenes.Los actores buscaban algo para matar el tiempo entre escenas.
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while away
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. (time)
a. matar, pasar
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while away
transitive verb
to while away the time or the hours pasar el tiempo or el rato
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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