do in

do in
do in
v.
pergeñar v.
trinchar v.
v + o + adv, v + adv + o (colloq)
a) (kill) eliminar, liquidar (fam)
b) (tire out) agotar, reventar* (fam)

to be done in — estar* reventado or molido or hecho polvo (fam)

c) (injure, ruin) (BrE) \<\<back/shoulder\>\> hacerse* daño en, embromarse (AmS fam); \<\<engine\>\> estropear, arruinar (CS), cargarse* (Esp fam)
VT + ADV
1) (=kill) liquidar *, cargarse *
2) (=exhaust) reventar *, hacer polvo *

he's absolutely done in — está totalmente reventado *, está hecho polvo *

3) (=ruin) [+ back] hacerse daño en, fastidiar (Sp) *; [+ engine] cargarse (Sp) *, arruinar (LAm)

he'll do the engine in, driving the way he does — se cargará el motor conduciendo de esa manera (Sp) *

* * *
v + o + adv, v + adv + o (colloq)
a) (kill) eliminar, liquidar (fam)
b) (tire out) agotar, reventar* (fam)

to be done in — estar* reventado or molido or hecho polvo (fam)

c) (injure, ruin) (BrE) \<\<back/shoulder\>\> hacerse* daño en, embromarse (AmS fam); \<\<engine\>\> estropear, arruinar (CS), cargarse* (Esp fam)

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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