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wear down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (be eroded)desgastarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 The heel of my right shoe wears down more than the left one.
 El talón de mi zapato derecho se desgasta más que el del izquierdo.
  gastarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 El talón de mi zapato derecho se gasta más que el del izquierdo.
wear [sth] down
wear down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(erode)gastar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 My son wears down the soles of his shoes when he skateboards.
 Mi hijo gasta la suela de sus zapatos cada vez que monta en su patinete.
  desgastar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Mi hijo desgasta la suela de sus zapatos cada vez que monta en su patinete.
wear [sb] down
wear down [sb]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
figurative (tire into submission, exhaust)agotar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The children's constant pleading wore me down, and I finally gave in.
 La constante súplica de los niños me agota, y finalmente cedí.
wear [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (tire into submission)  (coloquial)ganar por cansancio loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Her constant complaining wears me down.
 Sus quejas constantes me ganaron por cansancio.
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