English verb: conk out
|1.||conk out (change) stop operating or functioning|
|Samples||The 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.
|Examples||These cars won't conk out|
|Synonyms||break, break down, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|Narrower (hyponym)||blow, blow out, burn out, crash, go down, malfunction, misfire, misfunction|
|Verb group||break, 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|
|Samples||At the end of the march, I pooped out.|
|Synonyms||peter out, poop out, run down, run out|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||fatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary|