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Principal Translations
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a palos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (con violencia)beat [sb] up exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (figurative)come down on [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
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Compound Forms:
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aprender a palos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (corregirse por castigos)learn the hard way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  learn from your mistakes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
moler a palos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (dar una paliza)give a beating v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give a thrashing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Cuando intentó robar la gallina, el dueño lo molió a palos.
 When he tried to steal the hen the owner gave him a beating.
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