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Using lots of punches to the body, the champion boxer gradually wore, BLANK, his opponent and eventually won the fight.
debilitar, Agotar, desgastar. to make someone feel tired and less able to deal with a situation. (see also: wear out).
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wore down. Using lots of punches to the body, the champion boxer gradually wore down his opponent and eventually won the fight.
wear down Somebody.

The stress at work and all the extra travelling is starting to wear, BLANK, Ana's nephew down.
debilitar, Agotar, desgastar. to make someone feel tired and less able to deal with a situation. (see also: wear out).
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wear down... The stress at work and all the extra travelling is starting to wear Ana's nephew down.
wear down Somebody...

Extra troops were brought in to help the army wear, BLANK, the guerillas.
debilitar, Agotar, desgastar. to make someone feel tired and less able to deal with a situation. (see also: wear out).
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wear down. Extra troops were brought in to help the army wear down the guerillas.
wear down Somebody.

Navisco factory will wind down production before closing next year. ----------------------------- (wind down) something...
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Reducir gradualmente, disminuir, Bajar las revoluciones, quedar sin energía, perder potencia poco a poco. to gradually reduce work before stopping completely. (See also: slow down).

They’ll wind down CD production and boost online music distribution. ----------------------------- (wind down) something...
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Reducir gradualmente, disminuir, Bajar las revoluciones, quedar sin energía, perder potencia poco a poco. to gradually reduce work before stopping completely. (See also: slow down).

The party started to wind down around 2:00 a.m. ----------------------------- (wind down) something...
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Reducir gradualmente, disminuir, Bajar las revoluciones, quedar sin energía, perder potencia poco a poco. to gradually reduce work before stopping completely. (See also: slow down).

The owner of the company took some time off work because the company’s problems weighed her down and the stress was affecting his health. ----------------------------------- weigh somebody down...
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Estresar. to cause too much tension, pressure or problems for someone or something, or to make someone worried.

Richard Voughan felt weighed down by his responsibilities both at work and at home. ----------------------------------- weigh somebody down...
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Estresar. to cause too much tension, pressure or problems for someone or something, or to make someone worried.

Alicia said to her mom, you don't want to be weighed down with extra luggage. Do you?. ----------------------------------- weigh somebody down...
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Estresar. to cause too much tension, pressure or problems for someone or something, or to make someone worried.

Damasso scarfed down his lunch and went right back to work. ----------------------------------- scarf. or scarf down...
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tragar, engullir, devorar rapidamente. to eat (something) quickly. (see also: gobble down, wolf down, scoff down).

The cats scarfed down the chicken liver hungrily. ----------------------------------- scarf. or scarf down...
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tragar, engullir, devorar rapidamente. to eat (something) quickly. (see also: gobble down, wolf down, scoff down).

We sheltered in a doorway to wait out the storm. ------------------------- doorway...
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el marco de la entrada de la puerta principal de una casa o edificio. the opening where a door is.

A gang of reporters filled up the doorway. ------------------------- doorway...
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el marco de la entrada de la puerta principal de una casa o edificio. the opening where a door is.

I hope this job will be your doorway to a great career in fashion. ------------------------- doorway...
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el marco de la entrada de la puerta principal de una casa o edificio. the opening where a door is.

Who's going to mind the office while you're away?. ---------- to mind.
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Cuidar. to take care of (something or someone): to watch or be in charge of (something or someone).

Who's minding the children?. ---------- to mind...
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Cuidar. to take care of (something or someone): to watch or be in charge of (something or someone).

Mind your manners when you go to the dinner party. ---------- to mind...
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Cuidar. to take care of (something or someone): to watch or be in charge of (something or someone).

Do you ever talk down to people just because they’re poorer than you Donald?. ----------------------- talk down to somebody...
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hablar con altanería o arrogancia. to talk to someone as if you think they are not as intelligent or important as you are. (see also: look down on (also assumes superiority).

Benito was always talking down to us like we were idiots. ----------------------- talk down to somebody...
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hablar con altanería o arrogancia. to talk to someone as if you think they are not as intelligent or important as you are. (see also: look down on (also assumes superiority).

I hate the way Kathy Williams talks down to our maid. It sounds like she thinks she’s talking to a child or someone with brain damage. ----------------------- talk down to somebody...
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hablar con altanería o arrogancia. a to talk to someone as if you think they are not as intelligent or important as you are. (see also: look down on (also assumes superiority).

The Movie director Guillermo Del Toro "toned down" the violence so the movie could get a family rating. ----------------------------- tone something down...
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Bajar el tono, bajarle de tono. to make a piece of writing, a speech, or a performance less offensive or less critical.

David Papily used to swear a lot in the office, but Jane told him to "tone the language down" and now he swears a lot less. ----------------------------- tone something down...
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Bajar el tono, bajarle de tono. to make a piece of writing, a speech, or a performance less offensive or less critical.

Fernando Arau and Aranza said that certain parts of the show have been "toned down" to make it suitable for a family audience. ----------------------------------------------------- tone something down...
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Bajar el tono, bajarle de tono. to make a piece of writing, a speech, or a performance less offensive or less critical.

The FBI said to Hilary Clinton, We need to track down every email we’ve ever received from the government. ---------------------------- (track down) somebody or something...
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Rastrear, buscar. to find someone or something after searching for them in many different places. (see also: hunt down).

They've finally managed to track down that book I wanted. ---------------------------- (track down) somebody or something...
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Rastrear, buscar. to find someone or something after searching for them in many different places. (see also: hunt down).

It took the police a month to track the bank robbers down and arrest them. ---------------------------- (track down) somebody or something...
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Rastrear, buscar. to find someone or something after searching for them in many different places. (see also: hunt down).

Antonio Lopez turned down the job offer because it would have meant moving to Los Angeles and he doesn’t want his kids living in that city. ---------------------------- (turn down) something or somebody...
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Rechazar. to refuse an offer or request. (see also: knock back).

Dammaso was offered the job but he turned it down because it involved too much travelling. ---------------------------- (turn down) something or somebody...
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Rechazar. to refuse an offer or request. (see also: knock back).

The court turned former governor Rod Blagojevich appeal down, so he had to stay in jail. ---------------------------- (turn down) something or somebody...
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Rechazar. to refuse an offer or request. (see also: knock back).

Fatima, you shouldn't look down on your brother just because he left school at 16. ------------------------------------------ look down on) somebody...
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Mirar con inferioridad, hablar con alguien con arrogansia. Menospreciar. to think that someone is less important than you, or to think that something is not good enough quality for you to use. (see also: talk down to).

That idiotic woman is a snob. She looks down on anyone who was born into a poor family, and really thinks this makes them inferior to her!. ------------------------------------------ look down on) somebody...
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Mirar con inferioridad, hablar con alguien con arrogansia. Menospreciar. to think that someone is less important than you, or to think that something is not good enough quality for you to use. (see also: talk down to).

The trait of looking down on less fortunate people is a sure sign of stupidity. ------------------------------------------ look down on) somebody...
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Mirar con inferioridad, hablar con alguien con arrogansia. Menospreciar. to think that someone is less important than you, or to think that something is not good enough quality for you to use. (see also: talk down to).

I know you are upset Kike, but you must hold on for the sake of the children. ------- hold on.
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Mantenerse entero, mantenerse fuerte. to not lose or give up (something).

Despite all her troubles, Daniela Romo has somehow held on to her faith in herself. ------- hold on.
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Mantenerse entero, mantenerse fuerte. to not lose or give up (something).

Can I talk to Jane please?. Hold on. I'll see if she's here. -------------- HOLD ON.
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to wait or stop briefly. (see also: hang on).

Can we go now Kaz?. Hold on, I'll be ready in just a minute. ------- hold on.
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to wait or stop briefly. (see also: hang on).

The fire fighter said. Hold on till I get there little cat!. ------- hold on.
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Tener exito en resistir, aguantar, resistir en una posicion.

Ceci said, we'll be holding on forever. ------- hold on.
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Tener exito en resistir, aguantar, resistir en una posicion

A guy in the plain crash used to say. I hope we can hold on until help arrives. ------- hold on.
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Tener exito en resistir, aguantar, resistir en una posicion

Barcelona team was able to hold on for a 109 victory. ------- hold on.
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Tener exito en resistir, aguantar, resistir en una posicion. to succeed in keeping a position, condition, etc.

The factory burnt down in a fire that killed 11 workers.
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incendiar. to be destroyed by fire.

A fire in 1922 burned down the hotel. ------------------------------------------- burn something down......
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incendiar. to be destroyed by fire.

After work I have a drink to wind down. ------------------------------------------- to wind down...
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relajarse. (of a person) to rest or relax after a period of activity or excitement. (see also: kick back, laze around, chill out).

George Barriga likes to spend the weekend in the country just to wind down. ------------------------------------------- to wind down...
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relajarse. (of a person) to rest or relax after a period of activity or excitement. (see also: kick back, laze around, chill out).

Grandma baked a huge cake this morning, and the kids scoffed down a lot. ------------------------------------------- scoff or scoff down...
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scoff or scoff down... tragar, engullir, devorar rapidamente. to eat (something) quickly. (see also: gobble down, scarf down, wolf down).

Bolillo scoffed down his breakfast this morning. ------------------------------------------- scoff or scoff down...
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scoff or scoff down... tragar, engullir, devorar rapidamente. to eat (something) quickly. (see also: gobble down, scarf down, wolf down).

The kids were wolfing down their food. --------------------------------- to wolf down...
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Tragar, engullir, devorar rapidamente. to eat (something) quickly. (see also: gobble down, scoff down).

Adele wolfed down her breakfast. --------------------------------- to wolf down...
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Tragar, engullir, devorar rapidamente. to eat (something) quickly. (see also: gobble down, scoff down).


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