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Emigdio spends a lot of time hunting down old books on English language. ------------------------- hunt down...
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Tratar de encontrar. seguirle el rastro a. Buscar. to try to find a particular thing or person. (see also: track down, chase up).

The U.S. military have been hunting down a major terrorist leader, but they seem to have had a lot of trouble finding him. ------------------------- hunt down...
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Tratar de encontrar, seguirle el rastro a. Buscar. to try to find a particular thing or person. (see also: track down, chase up).

Chicago's police "hunted the killer down". ------------------------- hunt down.
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Tratar de encontrar, seguirle el rastro a. Buscar. to try to find a particular thing or person. (see also: track down, chase up).

I'm trying to hunt down one of my old school friends. ------------------------- hunt down...
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Tratar de encontrar, cazar, perseguir. to try to find every member of a group to punish or kill them. (see also: track down, chase up).

The U.S. army have been hunting down Osahma Binladen, but they seem to have had a lot of trouble finding him. ------------------------- hunt down...
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Tratar de encontrar, cazar, perseguir. to try to find every member of a group to punish or kill them. (see also: track down, chase up).

It’s important to set the refunds policy down and post it on the company website so customers can read it whenever they want to. ------------------------- set down...
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poner por escrito. to state in an official document how something must be done. (see also: write down).

Rose the therapist said, Emmy If you set your thoughts down on paper first, it helps you to think about things more clearly. ------------------------- set down...
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poner por escrito... to state in an official document how something must be done. (see also: write down).

The manager of the Cubs food store said that it’s a good idea to set down some guidelines on how to treat customers. ------------------------- set down...
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poner por escrito. to state in an official document how something must be done. (see also: write down).

The enemy shot down one of our fighter jets. The pilot bailed out and survived, but the plane crashed and was destroyed. ------------------------- shoot down...
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derribar. to make somebody or something fall to the ground by shooting them.

ISIS shot down two enemy planes during the raid. ------------------------- shoot down...
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derribar. to make somebody or something fall to the ground by shooting them.

Leonardo Dicaprio was shot down over enemy territory. ------------------------- shoot down...
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derribar. to make somebody or something fall to the ground by shooting them.

The congressman idea's was immediately shot down by the director. ------------------------- shoot down...
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echar abajo. to criticize someone's ideas or suggestions and refuse to consider them.

Efrain said, any suggestions that I made in the meeting were shot down. ------------------------- shoot down...
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echar abajo. to criticize someone's ideas or suggestions and refuse to consider them.

The President of the Congress shot down every idea Obama proposed. He didn’t like any of them. ------------------------- shoot down...
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echar abajo. to criticize someone's ideas or suggestions and refuse to consider them.

The government tried to shut down the illegal drugs trade, but corruption in state agencies made it very difficult. -------------------------------- shut down...
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to close. (see also: close down).

The police (shut the bar down) for serving drinks to underage customers. -------------------------------- shut down...
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to close. (see also: close down).

Richard Voughan has decided to stand down as festival director. ------------------------- stand down...
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Renunciar. to leave an important job or official position so that someone else can do it instead. (see also: step down, bow out).

The report on his abuse of power was so damaging that the president of Guatemala had to stand down and let the vice president take over. ------------------------- stand down...
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Renunciar. to leave an important job or official position so that someone else can do it instead. (see also: step down, bow out).

The Conservative Candidate announced that he would be standing down at the next election. ------------------------- stand down...
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Renunciar. to leave an important job or official position so that someone else can do it instead. (see also: step down, bow out).

Gerardo completely stripped down the engine. ------------------------- strip down...
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Desarmar, desbaratar. to separate a vehicle or an engine into its different parts in order to repair it or clean it. (see: take apart).

Cloud Jones specializes in stripping down motorbikes and rebuilding them. ------------------------- strip down...
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Desarmar, desbaratar. to separate a vehicle or an engine into its different parts in order to repair it or clean it. (see: take apart).

The mechanic stripped down the truck's engine. ------------------------- strip down...
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Desarmar, desbaratar. to separate a vehicle or an engine into its different parts in order to repair it or clean it. (see: take apart).

The team’s manager Tuca Ferreti stepped down after ten years in the job. He was getting older and he knew it was time for a younger person to take over. ------------------------- step down...
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Renunciar. to leave your job, especially so that someone else can do it. (see also: stand down, bow out).

Richard Voughan is going to step down as chairman of the company. ------------------------- step down...
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Renunciar. to leave your job, especially so that someone else can do it. (see also: stand down, bow out).

Mike Mastruany has agreed to step down from his post as club manager. ------------------------- step down...
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Renunciar. to leave your job, especially so that someone else can do it. (see also: stand down, bow out).

Alicia Machado said, I have to exercise to "keep my weight down". --------------------- keep down.
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Limitar, Manter al mismo nivel. to stop the number, level, or size of something from increasing. (see also: hold down).

I'm trying to "keep numbers down" for the wedding as the room is quite small. --------------------- keep down.
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Limitar, Manter al mismo nivel. to stop the number, level, or size of something from increasing. (see also: hold down).

The Mexican government are desperate to "keep inflation down". --------------------- keep down.
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Limitar, Manter al mismo nivel. to stop the number, level, or size of something from increasing. (see also: hold down).

We have to "keep our prices down" to compete with cheap imports. --------------------- keep down.
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Limitar, Manter al mismo nivel. to stop the number, level, or size of something from increasing. (see also: hold down).

Even though it hurt the old man’s knees, he knelt down on the floor in front of the Dalai Lama to show his respect. ------------------------- kneel down...
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Arrodillarse. to lower your body by bending your knees until one or both of your knees are resting on the ground.

We always knelt down to pray at church. ------------------------- kneel down...
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Arrodillarse. to lower your body by bending your knees until one or both of your knees are resting on the ground.

Now that our products are made in China we don’t use our factory, so we’re knocking it down and building some new offices instead. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Derrumbar. to destroy and remove a building or part of a building. (see also: pull down, tear down).

They've knocked down the old cinema and built a supermarket in its place. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Derrumbar. to destroy and remove a building or part of a building. (see also: pull down, tear down).

After the fire damaged it, the old theatre was knocked down. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Derrumbar. to destroy and remove a building or part of a building. (see also: pull down, tear down).

Sandra knocks down $500 for a night as stripper in a fancy nightclub. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Ganar dinero. (American, slang) to earn.

Cathy Williams knocks down a good salary. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Ganar dinero. (American, slang) to earn.

Emigdio is "knocking down" a good money now. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Ganar dinero. (American, slang) to earn.

Jasmin was in the party last night and she was "knocking down" beers with all her friends. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Pistear. (American & Australian) to quickly drink a lot of alcohol.

Jascara knocked down too much vodka last night and woke up sick this morning. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Pistear. (American & Australian) to quickly drink a lot of alcohol.

Lupe Oviedo was knocking down alcohol to death. ------------------------------------------ knock down...
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Pistear. (American & Australian) to quickly drink a lot of alcohol.

Anna always take a gulp of milk to wash the pills down. ------------------------------------------ wash something down...
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Beber algo para pasarse alimentos. to drink something while you are eating food or taking medicine in order to help you swallow it.

We had a delicious salmon steak with salad and washed it down with a good white wine. ------------------------------------------ wash something down...
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Beber algo para pasarse alimentos. to drink something while you are eating food or taking medicine in order to help you swallow it.

Would you mind getting me a glass of water to wash down these pills?. ------------------------------------------ wash something down...
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Beber algo para pasarse alimentos. to drink something while you are eating food or taking medicine in order to help you swallow it.

I had to strip down to my underwear for my medical examination. ------------------------------------------ (strip) or (strip down)...
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desvestirse. to remove your clothing.

Sandra gets paid to dance and strip at the club. ------------------------------------------ (strip) or (strip down)...
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desvestirse. to remove your clothing.

When we got out of the airport we (waved down) a taxi and it pulled up and we all got in. ---------- wave down.
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Hacer señales a alguien/algo (para que se detenga).
to signal to a vehicle or its driver to stop by waving your hand.

Yesterday in downtown Chicago I tried to (wave down) a taxi but it didn't stop. ---------- wave down.
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Hacer señales a alguien/algo (para que se detenga).
to signal to a vehicle or its driver to stop by waving your hand.

Rose said, yesterday my youngest boy has "gone down with" chickenpox. ------ go down with (UK).
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Caer enfermo con, enfermarse con. to become ill/sick with something. (See also: come down with).

Last week Ceci "went down with" flu. --------- go down with (UK).
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Caer enfermo con, enfermarse con. to become ill/sick with something. (See also: come down with).

orzuelo.

stye.

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stye. --- orzuelo.


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