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ahorcar

Translation of ahorcar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: ahorcarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • El sujeto corrió hasta alcanzarla y luego la ahorcó con una soga.
  • Noble y sencillo al que casi ahorcamos por un calambre fatal.
  • Judas se ahorcó con la soga de la desesperación.

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