crushed out of your young life

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by Langsuyar, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. Langsuyar Senior Member

    Zaragoza
    Spanish-Aragon
    ¿Cuál sería la traducción de "crushed out" en la siguiente frase?: Often and often I felt it hard to stand by silent and see the spirit, and the hope, and the joy crushed out of your young life by slow degrees.
    Un saludo.
     
  2. kayokid

    kayokid Senior Member

    Chicago
    English, USA
    Hello.

    "Crush out" here = to extinguish; to snuff out (coll.), etc. As in a cigarette...
     

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