kill


kill
[kil] 1. verb
(to cause the death of: He killed the rats with poison; The outbreak of typhoid killed many people; The flat tyre killed our hopes of getting home before midnight.) ubiti
2. noun
(an act of killing: The hunter was determined to make a kill before returning to the camp.) uboj
- kill off
- kill time
* * *
I [kil]
noun
American dialectal kanal, potok, reka
II [kil]
noun
ubijanje; ubita divjad, ulov; military uničenje; nautical potopitev ladje
on the kill — z ubijalskim namenom, na lovu za plenom
figuratively to be in at ( —ali for) the kill — prisostvovati koncu
III [kil]
1.
transitive verb
ubiti, ubijati; klati, zaklati (živino); ubiti, ustreliti (divjad); military uničiti, potopiti (ladjo); pokončati, ugonobiti, udušiti, zatreti; figuratively preklicati, stornirati, razveljaviti, črtati; figuratively potlačiti, zadušiti (čustva), obsipati (s pretirano dobroto); olajšati, ublažiti (bolečino), nevtralizirati (barvo, hrup); odbiti, preprečiti (zakonski osnutek), prekrižati (načrt); sport zaustaviti (žogo); zabiti čas; American colloquially popiti celo steklenico;
2.
intransitive verb
povzročiti smrt; colloquially biti neudržljiv, biti očarljiv
to kill two birds with one stone — ubiti dve muhi na en mah
to kill the fatted calf for s.o. — z veseljem sprejeti, sprejeti kot izgubljenega sina
the sight nearly killed me — ob pogledu na to sem skoraj počil od smeha
to kill s.o. with kindness — škoditi komu s preveliko dobroto
to kill time — zabijati čas
dressed up to kill — zapeljivo oblečen, gizdavo oblečen
to kill by inches — počasi ubijati
to kill the goose that lays golden eggs — s svojo grabežljivostjo uničiti vir dohodkov
a kill or cure remedy — drastično zdravilo
to dance to kill — plesati do iznemoglosti
pigs do not kill well at that age — v tej starosti svinje niso godne za klanje

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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