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Significado de “kill” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "kill" - Diccionario Inglés

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killverb

uk   /kɪl/  us   /kɪl/
  • kill verb (DEATH)

A2 [I or T] to ​cause someone or something to ​die: Her ​parents were killed in a ​planecrash. Smoking can kill. Food must be ​heated to a high ​temperature to kill ​harmfulbacteria.

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  • kill verb (FINISH)

C2 [T] to ​stop or ​destroy a ​relationship, ​activity, or ​experience: Lack of ​romance can kill a ​marriage. They gave her some ​tablets to kill the ​pain. Kill ​yourspeed.
[T] mainly US informal (also kill off) to ​drink all of something: We killed off two ​six-packswatching the ​game.
  • kill verb (HURT)

[T] informal to ​cause someone a lot of ​pain: I must ​sit down, my ​feet are killing me!
Phrasal verbs

killnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /kɪl/  us   /kɪl/
(Definition of kill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "kill" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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killverb [I/T]

 us   /kɪl/
to ​cause someone or something to ​die: [T] Livestock are being killed by ​tigers in some ​areas. [I] Just a ​tinydrop of this ​poison is enough to kill. [T] fig. If you ​tell Mom, I’ll kill you (= I will be ​extremelyangry with you).
To kill something can also ​mean to ​hurt, ​damage, ​remove, or ​destroy it: [T] It wouldn’t kill you to ​apologize. [T] The ​doctor gave her something to kill the ​pain.
kill time (also time to kill)
If you kill ​time or have ​time to kill, you do something while you are ​waiting for something ​else to ​happen: We killed some ​timeplayingcards while we ​waited for the ​flight. I had a ​couple of ​hours to kill before ​dinner.
killing
noun [C]  us   /ˈkɪl·ɪŋ/
She ​refused to take ​part in the killing of ​animals.

killnoun [U]

 us   /kɪl/
an ​animal that has been ​hunted and killed: The ​leopardseizedits kill and ​dragged it into the ​bush.
(Definition of kill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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killverb [T]

uk   us   /kɪl/
to ​stop or destroy something: The board's ​negativevote killed the ​deal. The ​pooreconomicsituation has killed the ​plan to ​expand the ​business. All ​sorts of new ​media are killing ​regionalnewspapers.
(Definition of kill from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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