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wear out

Translation of wear out in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (through use) [clothes/shoes/carpet/batteries] gastar; [excuse] hacer* uso y abuso de 1.2 (exhaust) [person] agotar, dejar rendido, dejar de cama (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] to wear oneself out agotarse
  • 2verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (through use) [shoes/towel/batteries] gastarse
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