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Significado de “die” - Diccionario Inglés

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dieverb [I]

uk   /daɪ/  us   /daɪ/ (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
A1 to stop living or existing, either suddenly or slowly: Twelve people died in the accident. She died of/from hunger/cancer/a heart attack/her injuries. It is a brave person who will die for their beliefs. I would like to die in my sleep (= while I am sleeping). Many people have a fear of dying. Our love will never die. She will not tell anyone - the secret will die with her.
die a natural/violent death
to die naturally, violently, etc.: He died a violent death. My grandmother died a natural death (= did not die of illness or because she was killed), as she would have wanted.
informal If a machine, battery, or phone dies, it stops working, usually because it has no power: The engine just died on us. I'm sorry I didn't reply to your text - my phone died.

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dienoun [C]

uk   /daɪ/  us   /daɪ/
  • die noun [C] (TOOL)

a shaped piece or mould (= hollow container) made of metal or other hard material, used to shape or put a pattern on metal or plastic
  • die noun [C] (GAME)

US also or old use (UK dice) a small cube (= object with six equal square sides) with a different number of spots on each side, used in games involving chance
(Definition of die from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "die" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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dieverb [I]

 us   /dɑɪ/ (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
to stop living: He died of a heart attack. She died in her sleep at the age of 94. fig. The engine just died (= stopped working).
If you say that you could have/nearly died of a particular feeling, you mean that you felt the feeling very strongly: I was so embarrassed, I could have died.
be dying
To be dying to do something, or for something, is to be eager to do or to have it: I’m dying to hear the news. I’m dying for a cup of coffee.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of die from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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