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do for / acabar con
 
do for   *   do   1   -intransitive verb + preposition
1. (=kill)   acabar con,   matar
·smoking will do for him in the end
·el tabaco acabará con él,   el tabaco lo acabará matando
·I thought we were done for
·pensaba que nos íbamos a matar
·one false move and he was done for
·un movimiento en falso y era hombre muerto
2. (=finish off)
·as a politician he'noun done for
·como político está acabado
·they've seen him, he'noun done for!
·lo han visto, ¡está perdido!
·if I can't talk to my own wife about these things, I'masculine done for
si ni siquiera puedo hablar con mi mujer de estas cosas, estoy acabado *
·I'masculine done for
(=exhausted)   estoy rendido or molido *
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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