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tirar la toalla



Definitions

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tirar la toalla
     1. v. To throw in the towel, to give up, to quit.
Analysis
tirar
     1. vt. to throw
     2. vt. to throw out
     3. vt. to shoot, to launch
     4. vt. to take (a photograph)
     5. vt. to print
la
     1. art. the
     2. pron. Accusative of ella, ello (when the antecedent's implied gender is feminine), and usted (when referring to a woman); her, it, you (formal)
     3. pron. Impersonal neuter pronoun (accusative) in certain colloquial phrases: 'it', 'this'.
           La sabe toda.
           He/she knows everything (it all)
toalla
     1. n. towel

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