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kill sth/sb off

phrasal verb with kill
 
 
/kɪl/ verb
to stop something or someone from existing any more: Lack of funding is killing off local theatres.Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoilingKillingMurder and attempted murder
Translations of “kill sth/sb off”
in Russian губить, разрушать…
in Turkish yok etmek, ortadan kaldırmak…
in Polish niszczyć coś/kogoś…
(Definition of kill sth/sb off from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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