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"to end" "to finish"

acabar, terminar

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"to finish off"

acabar con, terminar con

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"I finished off the milk"

"Acabé con la leche"

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"to run out of" (reflexive)

acabarse

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"We've run out of money" (reflexive)

Se nos acabó el dinero

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"it's over" "I'm out of it" (like when the newstand runs out of papers) (reflexive verbs)

Se acabó; Se terminó

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"We're out of it" (using estar)

Está agotado; está acabado isnt usually used in this sense. Está acabado is used for 'he's washed up.

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"to have just"

acabar de

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"It's finished"

Está acabado

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"He's washed up" colloquially

Está acabado

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"I've just eaten"

Acabo de comer

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"I had just eaten when you arrived."

Acababa de comer cuando llegaste.

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"to dawn"

amanecer

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"How did you sleep?"

¿Cómo amaneciste?

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"he woke up all dead"

Amaneció muerto

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"to go around"

andar

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"Pedro's going around shouting your name."

Pedro anda gritando tu nombre.

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"I don't hang around with them anymore."

Ya no ando con ellos.

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"Where are you at?"

¿Por dónde andas?

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"Let's get a move on!" "Way to go!"

¡Ándale! or ¡Anda! (said in passing, they mean the same as ok or all right)

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"How's your car running?"

¿Qué tal anda tu carro?

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"to long for" "to desire earnestly"

antojarse

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"to get a hankering for" "to feel like"

antojarse

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"craving" "urge"

antojo

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"I'm dying for a pizza."

Se me antoja una pizza.

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"Why aren't you going to the movies? "Because I don't feel like it."

¿Por qué no vas a ir al cine? Porque no se me antoja.

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"Leave me a doughnut; I'm going to feel like having one later."

Déjame una dona; luego se me va a antojar.

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"to go down" "to put down" "to get off"

bajar

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"she ran down the stairs as fast as she could"

bajó las escaleras a toda velocidad

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"to lose weight"

bajar de peso