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Desgaste

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desgaste - masculine noun (el) - wear, wear and tear, abrasion, fraying, erosion, waste, wearing down. Look up desgaste in the dictionary

Si trabajas mucho y te desvelas, tu cuerpo sufre desgaste.
If you work a lot and don't sleep enough, your body wears down.
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Old October 28, 2008, 04:22 AM
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Also metaphorically, as talking about politicians.
El desgaste de los republicanos es evidente.
El desgaste de la union europea viene de la diversidad de sus integrantes.
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Old October 28, 2008, 06:19 AM
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correct!!!!! I sleep a lot and don't work a lot ^_^ It's the other way around lol
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Also metaphorically, as talking about politicians.
El desgaste de los republicanos es evidente.
El desgaste de la union europea viene de la diversidad de sus integrantes.
What word would you use in English for desgaste in those two sentences?
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