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1to be/feel wrecked — estar/sentirse hecho polvo informal
- And when you go do that you're so wrecked that you can't skate for a week.
- I was trying to gee them up but I was wrecked after playing just 15 minutes which just emphasised for me the effort everybody had put in.
- With all this broken sleep, my husband and I are completely wrecked!
- I am wrecked now and I have to drive to Tralee in a few hours which is a least a four hour drive.
- Between tearing down walls and digging up floors I was always wrecked.
- I'm wrecked, haven't eaten in two days, and want my mommy.
- I woke up briefly, but I was so tired, and he was wrecked, so we both crashed, I think.
- But he was tired, and his brother was wrecked too, so we taxied home.
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