Traducción: de espanol

to take their toll

  • 1 hacer estragos

    v.
    to cause great damage, to create chaos, to cause destruction, to cause ruin.
    * * *
    (v.) = lay + waste to, create + havoc, wreak + havoc, cause + havoc, take + Posesivo + toll (on)
    Ex. The mutilation of periodicals is laying waste to vital and expensive periodical collections in all kinds of library across the USA, and it seems to strike academic libraries with particular virulence.
    Ex. Power-hungry politicians are creating havoc everywhere.
    Ex. I would, nonetheless, like to consider a common type of a change, which normally presents no problem under a manual system, but which could wreak havoc in an automated system.
    Ex. It was found that someone had dumped a load of builders' rubble down a manhole blocking the sewer and causing havoc.
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    * * *
    (v.) = lay + waste to, create + havoc, wreak + havoc, cause + havoc, take + Posesivo + toll (on)

    Ex: The mutilation of periodicals is laying waste to vital and expensive periodical collections in all kinds of library across the USA, and it seems to strike academic libraries with particular virulence.

    Ex: Power-hungry politicians are creating havoc everywhere.
    Ex: I would, nonetheless, like to consider a common type of a change, which normally presents no problem under a manual system, but which could wreak havoc in an automated system.
    Ex: It was found that someone had dumped a load of builders' rubble down a manhole blocking the sewer and causing havoc.
    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hacer estragos

  • 2 hacerse sentir

    v.
    1 to make one's presence felt, to make oneself felt, to be assertive.
    2 to make itself be felt, to become felt.
    3 to make itself felt.
    * * *
    (v.) = take + Posesivo + toll (on)
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    * * *
    (v.) = take + Posesivo + toll (on)

    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hacerse sentir

  • 3 pagar las consecuencias de

    (v.) = take + Posesivo + toll (on)
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    * * *
    (v.) = take + Posesivo + toll (on)

    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pagar las consecuencias de

  • 4 tener su efecto

    (v.) = take + Posesivo + toll (on)
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    * * *
    (v.) = take + Posesivo + toll (on)

    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tener su efecto

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • take their toll — to have a bad effect on someone or something. Bringing up nine children had taken its toll on my mother. (often + on) The disease has taken a horrendous toll in parts of western Africa …   New idioms dictionary

  • to take their toll — to take its/their toll (on sth/sb) ► if something takes its toll, it causes damage: »The recession is taking its toll on small businesses. »The building was once a model of its kind, but years of neglect have taken their toll. »Stress can take a… …   Financial and business terms

  • to take their toll on sb — to take its/their toll (on sth/sb) ► if something takes its toll, it causes damage: »The recession is taking its toll on small businesses. »The building was once a model of its kind, but years of neglect have taken their toll. »Stress can take a… …   Financial and business terms

  • to take their toll on sth — to take its/their toll (on sth/sb) ► if something takes its toll, it causes damage: »The recession is taking its toll on small businesses. »The building was once a model of its kind, but years of neglect have taken their toll. »Stress can take a… …   Financial and business terms

  • to take their toll on sth/sb — to take its/their toll (on sth/sb) ► if something takes its toll, it causes damage: »The recession is taking its toll on small businesses. »The building was once a model of its kind, but years of neglect have taken their toll. »Stress can take a… …   Financial and business terms

  • take its toll — cause loss or damage His new job and the long hours have begun to take their toll on his health …   Idioms and examples

  • take its toll — phrase to harm or damage someone or something, especially in a gradual way The recession has taken a heavy toll. take its toll on: The stress was beginning to take its toll on their marriage. Thesaurus: to have a bad effect, or to reduce a good… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take its toll — to harm or damage someone or something, especially in a gradual way The recession has taken a heavy toll. take its toll on: The stress was beginning to take its toll on their marriage …   English dictionary

  • take its toll — {v. phr.} To cause loss or damage. * /The bombs had taken their toll on the little town./ * /The budget cut took its toll of teachers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take its toll — {v. phr.} To cause loss or damage. * /The bombs had taken their toll on the little town./ * /The budget cut took its toll of teachers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ its\ toll — v. phr. To cause loss or damage. The bombs had taken their toll on the little town. The budget cut took its toll of teachers …   Словарь американских идиом

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