Translation: from spanish

to wear out

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  • wear out — {v.} 1a. To use or wear until useless. * /Bobby got a toy truck that would run on a battery, and he used it so much that he soon wore it out./ * /The stockings are so worn out that they can t be mended any more./ Compare: GIVE OUT(4), USE UP. 1b …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out — {v.} 1a. To use or wear until useless. * /Bobby got a toy truck that would run on a battery, and he used it so much that he soon wore it out./ * /The stockings are so worn out that they can t be mended any more./ Compare: GIVE OUT(4), USE UP. 1b …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out something — wear out (something) to use something so much that it can no longer be used. Randy s been cooking in a kitchen that s so old, almost everything in it has simply worn out. He wore out a pair of running shoes every three months. Usage notes:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wear out — (something) to use something so much that it can no longer be used. Randy s been cooking in a kitchen that s so old, almost everything in it has simply worn out. He wore out a pair of running shoes every three months. Usage notes: sometimes used… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wear out one's welcome — To stay too long or visit too often • • • Main Entry: ↑welcome * * * wear out (or overstay or outstay) one s welcome stay as a visitor longer than one is wanted …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear out one's welcome — {v. phr.}, {informal} To visit somewhere too long or come back too often so that you are not welcome any more. * /The Smith children have worn out their welcome at our house because they never want to go home./ * /This hot weather has worn out… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out one's welcome — {v. phr.}, {informal} To visit somewhere too long or come back too often so that you are not welcome any more. * /The Smith children have worn out their welcome at our house because they never want to go home./ * /This hot weather has worn out… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wear out your welcome — wear out (your/its) welcome to stay somewhere too long, making people tired of seeing you. By the time Buzz left, he had worn out his welcome with almost everyone. The TV comedy hasn t worn out its welcome, probably because its characters are so… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wear out its welcome — wear out (your/its) welcome to stay somewhere too long, making people tired of seeing you. By the time Buzz left, he had worn out his welcome with almost everyone. The TV comedy hasn t worn out its welcome, probably because its characters are so… …   New idioms dictionary

  • wear out your welcome — see ↑welcome, 4 • • • Main Entry: ↑wear …   Useful english dictionary

  • wear out — index consume, deplete, diminish, exhaust (deplete), impair, misemploy, mistreat, spend …   Law dictionary


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