Translation of do for in Spanish:

do for

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
  • 1.1 (contrive) (usu in interrog) what did you do for money/food? ¿de dónde sacaste dinero/comida? 1.2 (cause collapse of) (British English/inglés británico) that last hill did for me esa última cuesta acabó conmigo the last attack nearly did for him el último ataque casi lo mata to be done for (also American English/también inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] they've spotted us, we're done for! ¡nos han visto, estamos perdidos! we've been walking for hours, I'm absolutely done for! hemos caminado horas, estoy agotado or [colloquial/familiar] molido or [colloquial/familiar] hecho polvo 1.3 (in house) (British English/inglés británico) she does for us on Mondays viene a limpiar a casa los lunes
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