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run down / atropellar
 
run down   run
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (automobiles)
(=knock down)   atropellar   (nautical)   hundir
2. (especially British, Great Britain)
(=reduce)
[+production]   ir reduciendo
[+supplies]   agotar
3. (=find)   localizar,   encontrar
(=catch up with)   alcanzar
(=capture)   coger,   cazar
4. (=disparage)   menospreciar
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
[battery]   acabarse,   gastarse,   agotarse
[car battery]   descargarse
[supplies]   agotarse
·the spring has run down
·se ha acabado la cuerda
 
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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