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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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