agotarse


agotarse
pron.v.
to become exhausted; to be finished.
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agotarse
verbo pronominal
1 (cansarse) to become exhausted, become tired out
2 (gastarse) to run out
3 COMERCIO to be sold out
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1) to get exhausted, tire oneself out, wear oneself out
2) sell out
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VPR
1) (=cansarse) to get exhausted, tire o.s. out, wear o.s. out

me agoto pronto nadando — I soon get exhausted when I swim, I soon tire o wear myself out when I swim, swimming soon tires o wears me out

2) [mercancía, artículo, género] to sell out

se han agotado las entradas para el concierto — tickets for the concert have sold out

ese producto se nos ha agotado — we've sold out of that product, that product is o has sold out

3) [recursos, reservas] to run out

se me agotó la gasolina — I ran out of petrol

se me agotaron los argumentos para defender mi tesis — I ran out of arguments to defend my thesis

se me está agotando la paciencia — my patience is running out o wearing thin

4) [prórroga, tiempo] to run out

el tiempo se iba agotando — time was running out

el plazo se agota mañana — the deadline is tomorrow

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(v.) = run down, peter out, run + short (of), run out, go out of + print, sell out, dry up, run out of, run + dry, be all gone
Ex. A closed system will be subject to entropy -- the tendency for a system to run down through the loss of differentiation.
Ex. Press demands for information soon petered out but enquiries from the general public continued for many months.
Ex. The arguments are well known but we must realise that there was a very real fear that society would run short of manual labour = Los argumentos son bien conocidos pero debemos darnos cuenta de que había existía un miedo real de que la sociedad se quedase sin mano de obra.
Ex. He continued writing for two years until his ink ran out.
Ex. Zilg claims that his book 'Du Pont: Behind the nylon Curtain', which is highly critical of Du Pont, was allowed to go out of print prematurely as a direct result of pressure being brought to bear on the publisher by Du Pont.
Ex. The first edition was quickly sold out, and I decided to revise it in the light of comments by colleagues and reviewers, and of developments in my own thinking.
Ex. The article 'Slim chance for ethnic funding' explains how funding for library projects to provide assistance to ethnic minorities has almost dried up.
Ex. The philosophy of science lacks a time dimension and seems to have run out of language to cope with all the abstractions needed.
Ex. So stop fretting that UK unemployment is rising as the tax burden soars, consumers stop spending and North Sea oil runs dry.
Ex. The hall is quiet, the band has packed up, and the munchies are all gone.
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(v.) = run down, peter out, run + short (of), run out, go out of + print, sell out, dry up, run out of, run + dry, be all gone

Ex: A closed system will be subject to entropy -- the tendency for a system to run down through the loss of differentiation.

Ex: Press demands for information soon petered out but enquiries from the general public continued for many months.
Ex: The arguments are well known but we must realise that there was a very real fear that society would run short of manual labour = Los argumentos son bien conocidos pero debemos darnos cuenta de que había existía un miedo real de que la sociedad se quedase sin mano de obra.
Ex: He continued writing for two years until his ink ran out.
Ex: Zilg claims that his book 'Du Pont: Behind the nylon Curtain', which is highly critical of Du Pont, was allowed to go out of print prematurely as a direct result of pressure being brought to bear on the publisher by Du Pont.
Ex: The first edition was quickly sold out, and I decided to revise it in the light of comments by colleagues and reviewers, and of developments in my own thinking.
Ex: The article 'Slim chance for ethnic funding' explains how funding for library projects to provide assistance to ethnic minorities has almost dried up.
Ex: The philosophy of science lacks a time dimension and seems to have run out of language to cope with all the abstractions needed.
Ex: So stop fretting that UK unemployment is rising as the tax burden soars, consumers stop spending and North Sea oil runs dry.
Ex: The hall is quiet, the band has packed up, and the munchies are all gone.

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■agotarse verbo reflexivo
1 (terminarse las existencias, la paciencia) to run out, be used up
Com to be sold out
2 (cansarse) to become exhausted o tired out
'agotarse' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
agotar
English:
give out
- go
- run down
- run out
- short
- wear
- dry
- run
- sell
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vpr
1. [cansarse] to tire oneself out, to exhaust oneself;
se agotó con la caminata the walk tired him out o exhausted him
2. [acabarse] to run out;
[libro, disco, entradas] to sell out;
se nos agotaron las provisiones our provisions ran out;
las entradas se agotaron en seguida the tickets sold out almost immediately;
se nos ha agotado ese modelo that model has sold out;
se me está agotando la paciencia my patience is running out o wearing thin
3. [pila, batería] to go flat
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agotarse
v/r
1 (cansarse) get worn out, exhaust o.s.
2 (terminarse) run out, become exhausted
3 (venderse) sell out;
la primera edición se ha agotado the first edition has sold out
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vr
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agotarse vb
1. (en general) to run out [pt. ran; pp. run]
se le está agotando la paciencia his patience is running out
2. (existencias) to sell out [pt. & pp. sold]
las entradas se han agotado the tickets have sold out

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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