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ahogarse in English:

1. drown


Someone needs to save him, or he'll drown.
He would have drowned if he hadn't had a life jacket.
You won't drown if you learn how to swim.
The boys almost drowned in the river.
He was drowned at sea.
I have to wear earplugs to drown out all the noise from the construction site next door.
Let the rain drown out your sorrow.
... the stars if you drown them out with light.
‘to kill by putting under water’ or ‘to die under water.’ Also if sth is destroyed by flooding, and to ruin something by soaking it in liquid. Figuratively, we use drown sth/sb OUT,(PhV) to mean ‘be louder than’ and drown IN [sth] to mean 'overwhelmed'
But Yossi didn’t drown. He came up to the surface.
Two people drowned in a boating accident yesterday. He would have drowned if he hadn't had a life jacket. (On utonąłby, gdyby nie miał kamizelki ratunkowej.)
to save sb from drowning
Every year, children are drowned in pools.
How long can the average person stay in cold sea water before they drown?
Some go to a bar to have a good time and others to drown their sorrows.

English word "ahogarse"(drown) occurs in sets:

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