There are 2 translations of die in Spanish:

die1

(dies, dying, died)
Pronunciation: /daɪ/

vi

  • 1 1.1 (stop living) morir*; (violently) matarse, morir* he died of cancer (se) murió de cáncer he died in the war murió en la guerra he died in an accident murió or se mató en un accidente he died a happy man murió feliz
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    • In fact, I can't recall any account of an oak tree actually dying from old age; it may be that they go on and on, changing form and surviving until some accident destroys them.
    • The fish farmers had to stop their activities, as their fish and shrimp died from the pollution.
    • How many people have seen a fox dying from lead shot poisoning?
    1.2 (be overcome) [colloquial/familiar] morirse* to die of boredom/embarrassment morirse* de aburrimiento/vergüenza to die laughing morirse* de risa I nearly died! casi me muero 1.3 (want very much) [colloquial/familiar] to be dying for sth morirse* por algo I was dying for a drink me moría de sed to be dying to + inf morirse* por + inf, morirse* de ganas de + inf she's dying to meet you se muere por conocerte, se muere de ganas de conocerte
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    • It is typical of Plazas's professionalism and realism that she is reluctant to advertise a wish list of roles she is dying to tackle.
    • I knew you were dying to ask me that important question.
    • Actually, I ran out to conduct a chair lift demonstration for our salesman M.K. and his buddies who were dying to see how the whole set-up worked.
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    • I had a look at the Gleaner's cartoon just now and I nearly died laughing!
    • I nearly died, as I thought it would be included in web diary but not so prominently.
    • I remember drinking with a friend who was wearing a Golden Bear polo shirt; well, I mean, I nearly died.
  • 2 2.1 (cease to exist) [love/hatred] morir* their memory will never die nunca los olvidaremos his secret died with him se llevó el secreto a la tumba the smile died on his lips se le borró la sonrisa de los labios old habits die hard las viejas costumbres no se pierden fácilmente 2.2 (be extinguished) [fire] extinguirse*, apagarse*; [light] extinguirse*
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    • The fires are dying; other figures are spotted, hard to distinguish amongst the wisps of vapour that drift across the scene.
    • When the last of the natural light had died I heard Mathias' voice boom out through the night sky like the last guest trying to hail a cab home.
    • I am left alone, to wake and guard, until the seven fires die, and the fire in the pit also goes out.
    2.3 (stop functioning) [engine/motor] apagarse*, dejar de funcionar
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    • If your engine dies in your car, you slow down and stop.
    • The engine died as he pulled into the spot and the transmission made a horrible, grinding noise as he shifted into park.
    • I took a deep breath and pulled over to park, but before I did the engine just died.
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    • After the song died down, there was a loud applause and a lot of cheers from the crowd.
    • Friday was a bit of a false start as the contractions, if that is indeed what they were died away on Saturday.
    • It seems to have died down now that the song's popularity has waned.
  • 3 [colloquial/familiar] (in baseball) quedarse embasado, ser* dejado en base

vt

Phrasal verbs

die away

v + adv
[storm/wind] amainar; [anger/indignation] pasar her voice died away su voz se fue apagando or [literario/literary] extinguiendo

die back

v + adv
[plant/foliage] morirse*

die down

v + adv
[fire/flames/noise] irse* apagando or [literario/literary] extinguiendo; [storm/wind] amainar; [anger/excitement] calmarse

die off

v + adv
ir* muriendo

die out

v + adv
[family/race/species] extinguirse*; [tradition/custom] morir*, caer* en desuso

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Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of die in Spanish:

die2

n (pl dice /daɪs/)

  • 1 [Games] dado (m) the die is cast la suerte está echada to shoot o (BrE) play (at) dice jugar* a los dados to load the dice cargar* los dados as straight as a die derecho hasta decir basta no dice (AmE) can you lend me 500 bucks? — no dice! ¿me prestas 500 dólares? — ¡ni hablar! or ¡ni lo sueñes! I tried to fix it, but (it was) no dice traté de arreglarlo, pero no hubo manera, traté de arreglarlo, pero ni modo or no hubo caso (AmL)
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    • Basically players each choose a team of 5 dice, and take turns throwing a die onto the table.
    • Each set replaces a single die in a normal (with the predator dice) game of Bongo.
    • To include only a single die in a game that required rolling two or three at the same time would be astounding.
  • 2
    (pl dies /daɪz/)
    [Tech] 2.1 (block) troquel (m) 2.2 (mold) molde (m)
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    • In another metalworking arena, Fantesk may one day be used to lubricate dies, which shape sheet metal into objects such as automobile roofs.
    • In the sealing module, seal grids can be snapped in and out of the sealing-grid die to change the shape of the package seal.
    • It's fairly easy to grind metal out of a die, but putting it back in presents a real problem.

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Word of the day aglomeración
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se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.