wear out

wear out
(to (cause to) become unfit for further use: My socks have worn out; I've worn out my socks.) desgastar, romper con el uso
wear out vb
1. gastar / desgastar
these tyres have worn out very quickly estos neumáticos se han gastado muy rápido
2. agotar
these children wear me out estos niños me agotan
wear out
v.
agotar v.
consumir v.
derrotar v.
despuntar v.
destroncar v.
deteriorar v.
gastar v.
rendir v.
tronzar v.
usar v.
1) v + o + adv, v + adv + o
a) (through use) \<\<shoes/carpet/batteries\>\> gastar
b) (exhaust) \<\<person\>\> agotar, dejar rendido, dejar de cama (AmL fam)

to wear oneself out — agotarse

2) v + adv (through use) \<\<shoes/towel/batteries\>\> gastarse
1. VT + ADV
1) (=ruin) [+ clothes, battery, engine, clutch] gastar, desgastar

you'll wear your eyes out doing that — como hagas eso te vas a cansar la vista

2) (=exhaust) agotar

you'll wear me out! — ¡me vas a agotar!, ¡me vas a matar! *

I'm worn out — estoy agotado or rendido

to wear o.s. out — agotarse, matarse *

2.
VI + ADV [clothes, shoes, battery, engine, clutch] gastarse, desgastarse; [knee, elbow of garment] gastarse
* * *
1) v + o + adv, v + adv + o
a) (through use) \<\<shoes/carpet/batteries\>\> gastar
b) (exhaust) \<\<person\>\> agotar, dejar rendido, dejar de cama (AmL fam)

to wear oneself out — agotarse

2) v + adv (through use) \<\<shoes/towel/batteries\>\> gastarse

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • wear out — {v.} 1a. To use or wear until useless. * /Bobby got a toy truck that would run on a battery, and he used it so much that he soon wore it out./ * /The stockings are so worn out that they can t be mended any more./ Compare: GIVE OUT(4), USE UP. 1b …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out — {v.} 1a. To use or wear until useless. * /Bobby got a toy truck that would run on a battery, and he used it so much that he soon wore it out./ * /The stockings are so worn out that they can t be mended any more./ Compare: GIVE OUT(4), USE UP. 1b …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out — (something) to use something so much that it can no longer be used. Randy s been cooking in a kitchen that s so old, almost everything in it has simply worn out. He wore out a pair of running shoes every three months. Usage notes: sometimes used… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wear out — index consume, deplete, diminish, exhaust (deplete), impair, misemploy, mistreat, spend …   Law dictionary

  • wear out — verb 1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (Freq. 2) We wore ourselves out on this hike • Syn: ↑tire, ↑wear upon, ↑tire out, ↑wear, ↑weary, ↑jade, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear out — 1) PHR V ERG When something wears out or when you wear it out, it is used so much that it becomes thin or weak and unable to be used any more. [V P] Every time she consulted her watch, she wondered if the batteries were wearing out... [V n P]… …   English dictionary

  • wear out — phrasal verb Word forms wear out : present tense I/you/we/they wear out he/she/it wears out present participle wearing out past tense wore out past participle worn out 1) [transitive] to make someone feel very tired She was worn out from looking… …   English dictionary

  • wear out — 1) the fabric will eventually wear out Syn: deteriorate, become worn, wear thin, fray, become threadbare, wear through 2) the grandkids wore me out Syn: fatigue, tire out, weary, exhaust, drain, sap …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • wear out — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. tire, exhaust 2. to make useless especially by long or hard usage 3. erase, efface 4. to endure through ; outlast < wear out a storm > 5. to consume (as time) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wear-out — /wair owt /, n. the act or fact of wearing out; a worn out condition: wear out at the knees of pants. Also, wearout. [1895 1900; n. use of v. phrase wear out] * * * …   Universalium

  • wear-out — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: wear out : depreciation through wear the rapidity of wear out of a piece of machinery …   Useful english dictionary

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