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wipe out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

Translation of wipe out in Spanish:

  • 1.1 (clean) [bowl/saucepan] limpiar, pasarle un trapo a 1.2 (cancel) [deficit] cancelar; [lead/advantage] eliminar 1.3 (destroy, eradicate) [species/population] exterminar; [resistance] acabar con; [disease] erradicar*; [army] aniquilar 1.4 (erase) [marks/writing] borrar; [memory] borrar; [Computing/Informática] borrar 1.5 (exhaust) [colloquial/familiar] dejar hecho polvo [colloquial/familiar], dejar de cama (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], dejar mamado (Colombia) (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar]
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