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kibosh Saltos de línea: ki¦bosh
Pronunciación: /ˈkʌɪbɒʃ/
(also kybosh)

Definición de kibosh en inglés:

sustantivo

(in phrase put the kibosh on) informal
Put an end to; dispose of decisively: he put the kibosh on the deal
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Were you ever with a guy in a relationship with somebody so obsessed with something that you had to kind of put the kibosh on either the guy or that thing?
  • The city council nearly put the kybosh on the appearance by objecting to the original plan - a midnight appearance - because of safety concerns.
  • But the shortage of ammunition, which allowed the game birds to grow in number, put the kibosh on shooting almost entirely, and the birds multiplied in comparative peace.
Sinónimos
put a stop to, check, curb, stop, halt, bring to an end, put an end to, nip in the bud, quash, block, cancel, scotch, thwart, frustrate, prevent, quell, suppress
informal squelch, put paid to, scupper, spike, stymie

Origen

Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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