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murder / asesinato
 
murder   [ˈmɜ:dər]
A. -noun   asesinato (m)   (law, legal)   homicidio (m)
a. [accused] of murder =   acusado de homicidio
b. to [commit] murder =   cometer un asesinato or un crimen
c. [first-degree] murder
d. murder in the [first degree] =   homicidio (m) premeditado,   homicidio (m) en primer grado
e. [second-degree] murder
f. murder in the [second degree] =   homicidio (m) en segundo grado
g. the murder [weapon] =   el arma homicida
·murder will out
·todo termina por saberse
mass    
2. *
·"did you have a good holiday?" -- "no, it was murder!"
--¿pasaste unas buenas vacaciones? --¡no, lo pasé fatal * or fueron horribles!
·the noise/heat in here is murder
·el ruido que hay aquí/el calor que hace aquí es insoportable
·the roads were murder
las carreteras estaban hasta los topes *
a. to scream or shout blue or bloody murder   poner el grito en el cielo
b. to get away with murder
·she lets the children get away with murder
·a los niños les consiente todo,   a los niños les deja hacer lo que les da la gana *
B. -transitive verb
1. [+person]   asesinar,   matar,   ultimar Latin America
·the murdered man
·el hombre asesinado
2. (figurative)
*
[+song, music, play, language]   destrozar,   cargarse *
[+opponent]   aniquilar *
3. *
(=really enjoy)
·I could murder a beer/a cup of tea
·daría cualquier cosa por una cerveza/una taza de
C. -intransitive verb   cometer asesinatos,   matar
D. -compound
·murder case   -noun   caso (m) de asesinato or homicidio
·murder charge   -noun   acusaciónoun (f) por asesinato or homicidio
·he is wanted on murder charges
·lo buscan por asesinato
·Murder Squad   -noun   brigada (f) de homicidios
·murder trial   -noun   juicio (m) por asesinato
·murder victim   -noun   víctima (f) de un asesinato or homicidio
 
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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