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Old November 14, 2009, 01:41 PM
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1. tirar por la borda el trabajo de un año
2. tirar por la borda un año de relación

Quiere decir acabar con. Hay alguna expresión en Inglés?
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Old November 14, 2009, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by ROBINDESBOIS View Post
1. tirar por la borda el trabajo de un año
2. tirar por la borda un año de relación

Quiere decir acabar con. Hay alguna expresión en Inglés?
to throw something overboard
to toss something aside
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Old November 15, 2009, 05:20 AM
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You could also use "to throw away" in this context.
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Old November 15, 2009, 06:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Rusty View Post
to throw something overboard
We use the exact same in Dutch: 'iets overboord gooien'.
Or indeed: 'iets weggooien' like David said.
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