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kill off / exterminar
 
kill off   kill   -transitive verb + adverb
1. (literally)   exterminar,   acabar con
·what killed off the dinosaurs?
·¿qué exterminó los dinosaurios?,   ¿qué acabó con los dinosaurios?
·the recession is killing off many small firms
·la recesiónoun está acabando con muchas pequeñas empresas
·his character is killed off in the first episode
·matan or eliminan a su personaje en el primer episodio
2. (figurative)
[+rumour]   acabar con
[+proposal]   echar abajo
[+hopes]   destruir
 
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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