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kill sth off

phrasal verb with kill uk   us   /kɪl/ verb
to ​destroy something ​completely, usually over a ​period of ​time: The use of ​pesticides is ​killing off ​birds and ​fish.figurative Lack of ​funding is ​killing off ​smalltheatres.
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Translations of “kill sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 灭绝, 杀光…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滅絕, 殺光…
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