Translation: from spanish

to perish

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  • perish the thought — phrase used for saying that an idea or suggestion is silly, not acceptable, or not likely to happen I would never go out with him – perish the thought! Thesaurus: ways of saying that you don t want to talk or think about somethingsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perish — Per ish, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Perished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perishing}.] [OE. perissen, perisshen, F. p[ e]rir, p. pr. p[ e]rissant, L. perire to go or run through, come to nothing, perish; per through + ire to go. Cf. {Issue}, and see { ish}.] To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perish — ► VERB 1) die. 2) suffer complete ruin or destruction. 3) rot or decay. 4) (be perished) Brit. be suffering from extreme cold. ● perish the thought Cf. ↑perish the thought …   English terms dictionary

  • perish — [per′ish] vi. [ME perischen < extended stem of OFr perir < L perire, to go through, perish < per , through (see PER1) + ire, to go: see YEAR] 1. to be destroyed, ruined, or wiped out 2. to die; esp., to die a violent or untimely death… …   English World dictionary

  • Perish — Per ish, v. t. To cause perish. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perish — mid 13c., from periss prp. stem of O.Fr. perir, from L. perire to be lost, perish, lit. to go through, from per through, completely, to destruction (see PER (Cf. per)) + ire to go (see ION (Cf. ion)). Perishables in refer …   Etymology dictionary

  • perish the thought —    Perish the thought is an expression meaning that you really hope something will not happen.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression is used when the speaker really hopes that something will not happen.     If I lost my job,… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • perish the thought — is an expression meaning that you really hope something will not happen …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • perish the thought — ► perish the thought informal may the thought or idea prove unfounded. Main Entry: ↑perish …   English terms dictionary

  • perish — I verb be annihilated, be destroyed, be eradicated, be extinguished, be null and void, be ruined, become extinct, cease, cease living, cease to be, cease to exist, cease to live, come to an end, come to naught, come to ruin, crumble, depart, die …   Law dictionary

  • Perish the thought —   Perish the thought is an expression meaning that you really hope something will not happen …   Dictionary of English idioms


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