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perish
American English: /ˈpɛrɪʃ/
British English: /ˈpɛrɪʃ/

Translation of perish in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (die) [literary] perish the thought!
    Example sentences
    • We found her boat, in pieces on the shore, and I thought she had perished in a violent storm crossing the ocean.
    • Much of the army perished at the river, and most of the rest were captured.
    • Malnourished children do not typically perish from hunger but when children are weak, common childhood ailments become killers.
    Example sentences
    • He died in a shabby Roman hotel the year after that regime had perished.
    • They hoped the ruling party could help save the paper from perishing.
    • Will it successfully resist or perish due to state repression?
  • 2 (decay)
    (rubber/leather)
    deteriorarse
    picarse
    (foodstuffs)
    echarse a perder
    estropearse
    Example sentences
    • Some argue that organic fruit and vegetables perish quickly, but there's no need to waste food that has reached the end of its shelf life.
    • Since you're looking for foods that don't perish too fast and can be eaten without silverware, I suggest plant-based foods for lunches.
    • Leaks due to cracked or perished rubber make accurate measurement of blood pressure difficult because the fall in mercury cannot be controlled.

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