Spanish translation of do for
intransitive verb + preposition
- (= kill)
⇒ smoking will do for him in the end
el tabaco acabará con él,
el tabaco lo acabará matando
⇒ I thought we were done for
pensaba que nos íbamos a matar
⇒ one false move and he was done for
un movimiento en falso y era hombre muerto
- (= finish off)
⇒ as a politician he's done for
como político está acabado
⇒ they've seen him, he's done for!
lo han visto, ¡está perdido!
⇒ if I can't talk to my own wife about these things, I'm done for
si ni siquiera puedo hablar con mi mujer de estas cosas, estoy acabado (inf)
⇒ I'm done for(= exhausted)
estoy rendido or molido (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'do for'
Surely there was nothing further I or anyone else could do for him.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He told me I had more important things to do for my country.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
So maybe you can tell me what it is you think I can do for you.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Trends of 'do for'
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Translation of do for from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary