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English verb: conk out

1. conk out (change) stop operating or functioning

SamplesThe engine finally went.
The car died on the road.
The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town.
The coffee maker broke.
The engine failed on the way to town.
Her eyesight went after the accident.

ExamplesThese cars won't conk out

Synonymsbreak, break down, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)blow, blow out, burn out, crash, go down, malfunction, misfire, misfunction

Verb groupbreak, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it

2. conk out (body) use up all one's strength and energy and stop working

SamplesAt the end of the march, I pooped out.

Synonymspeter out, poop out, run down, run out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)fatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary

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