Translation of "kill" - English-Russian dictionary


verb uk us /kɪl/
DEATH [ I, T ]

A2 to cause someone or something to die

Sunday's bomb killed 19 people.
Their son was killed in a road accident.
sb will kill sb informal

used to say that someone will be very angry with someone else

убивать, очень сердиться
Dad will kill me for being late.
END [ T ]

to stop an activity or experience completely

прекращать, губить
His remark killed the conversation.
CAUSE PAIN [ T ] informal

to cause you a lot of pain or effort

мучить, изматывать
My feet are killing me.
It wouldn't kill you to tidy up occasionally.
→ See also kill time

(Translation of “kill verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)