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Translation of terminar in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

  • 3terminar con 3.1 (agotar, acabar) See examples: terminaron con todo lo que había en la nevera
    they polished off everything in the fridge
    terminó con su salud
    it ruined his health
    ocho años de cárcel terminaron con él
    eight years in prison destroyed him
    una solución que termine con el problema
    a solution that will put an end to the problem
    3.2 (pelearse) See examples:terminar con alguien
    to finish with somebody
    ha terminado con el novio
    she's finished with o split up with her boyfriend
  • 4 (llegar a)terminar de + infinitivono termina de convencerme
    I'm not totally convinced
    no terminaba de gustarle
    she wasn't totally happy about it

also: terminarse verbo pronominal

  • 2
    to come to an end
    otro año que se termina
    another year comes to an end o another year is over
    se terminó la discusión, aquí el que manda soy yo
    that's the end of the argument, I'm in charge here
Example sentences
  • Los impactos fueron mortales porque terminaron con la vida del ladrón.
  • Por experiencia sabemos que esto terminará colapsando y en corrupción generalizada.
  • Y el ganador de la segunda vuelta podría terminar sin mayoría.

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