Translation of deshacer in English:

deshacer

vt

  • 4 4.1 (destrozar, estropear) la lejía te deshace las manos bleach ruins your hands este niño deshace un par de zapatos en menos de un mes this child gets through a pair of shoes in less than a month tengo los nervios deshechos my nerves are in tatters o shreds o are shot (to pieces) la muerte de su hijo le deshizo la vida her life was shattered by the death of her son deshizo todo lo bueno que había hecho su antecesor he undid all the good his predecessor had done aquello terminó por deshacer su matrimonio that eventually destroyed their marriage o caused the breakup of their marriage la guerra deshizo al país the war tore the country apart lo deshizo de una patada he knocked it down o destroyed it with one kick 4.2 [ejército] to rout , crush ¿va a pelear con Bruno? ¡lo va a deshacer! he's going to fight Bruno? he'll make mincemeat of him o he'll thrash him! [colloquial/familiar] casi lo deshace de una paliza he beat the living daylights out of him [colloquial/familiar] aquella derrota lo deshizo moralmente he was shattered by that defeat 4.3 [familiar/colloquial] (cansar, agotar) to wear … out la caminata me deshizo the walk wore me out, I was shattered o bushed after the walk [colloquial/familiar]

deshacerse v pron

  • 3 (desvivirse)deshacerse por algn/algo me deshago por complacerla I go out of my way to please her está que se deshace por él she's wild o crazy about him [colloquial/familiar] están que se deshacen por echarle el guante they're dying to get their hands on him [colloquial/familiar]
  • 4deshacerse en algo se deshizo en llanto or lágrimas she dissolved o burst into floods of tears me deshice en cumplidos I was extremely complimentary, I went out of my way to be complimentary
  • 5deshacerse de 5.1 (librarse de) to get rid of no veía la hora de deshacerme de ese trasto I couldn't wait to get rid of that piece of junk al fin me deshice de ese pesado I finally got rid of that bore logró deshacerse de sus perseguidores he managed to shake off o lose his pursuers voy a tener que deshacerme de la nueva secretaria I'm going to have to get rid of the new secretary o [euphemism/eufemismo] to let the new secretary go
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    Definition of get rid of in:
    Translate get rid of into Italian
    5.2 (desprenderse de) to part with no quisiera tener que deshacerme de este cuadro I wouldn't like to have to part with this picture
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