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tumbar [tumbando|tumbado] {transitive verb}

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1. general
tumbar (also: derribar)
I'm going to lie down for a while
I'm going to have a lie-down
Son atados en corto, imposibilitando que se tumben, que descansen, no pueden hacer prácticamente nada, se patean entre ellos hasta morir.
They are close- tethered, they cannot lie down, they cannot make themselves comfortable, they can do nothing, and they trample each other to death.
2. "matar"
tumbar (also: enfriar)
tumbar (also: freír)
4. "timar"
6. "en un examen", Spain, slang
Aunque mañana esta Cámara la tumbe, lo que conseguiremos es una nueva serie de nombramientos políticos, y seguirá pareciéndose a un asilo para políticos nacionales fracasados.
Even if tomorrow this House kicks it out, what we will get is a new set of political appointees, and it will still continue to look like a rest home for failed domestic politicians.

Context sentences for "tumbar" in English

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SpanishDisponemos de tiempo para tumbar la mundialización y el nuevo orden de cosas.
We have time to reverse globalisation and the new order of things. '.
SpanishEn segundo lugar, se plantea la siguiente cuestión:¿Nos podemos tumbar a descansar?
My second point is this: can we rest on our laurels now?
SpanishEn segundo lugar, se plantea la siguiente cuestión: ¿Nos podemos tumbar a descansar?
My second point is this: can we rest on our laurels now?
SpanishMe voy a tumbar absolutamente relajado y esperaré a que usted me diga alguna novedad sobre el asunto.
But I shall be very calm and wait for you to tell me something new here.
SpanishHa habido que tumbar las presas porque el delta del Danubio, que es propenso a las inundaciones, estaba prácticamente seco.
The dams had to be knocked down because the Danube delta, which is prone to flooding, had virtually dried up.
Spanishdeben unirse para tumbar al gobierno
they must unite to bring down the government
Spanishme voy a tumbar un rato
Spanishme voy a tumbar un rato
Spanishtumbar a algn
Spanish. – Señor Presidente, Señor Presidente electo de la Comisión, ¿es razonable tumbar una Comisión por el mero hecho de que dos o tres Comisarios no sean enteramente satisfactorios?
   Mr President, Mr President-designate of the Commission, is it reasonable to bring down a Commission because two or three Commissioners are not entirely satisfactory?