HyperDic: go_bad

English > 2 senses of the expression go bad:
VERBchangego bad, fail, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
changego bad, spoilbecome unfit for consumption or use
English > go bad: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningstop operating or functioning.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsfail, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down
Narrowerblow out, burn out, blowmelt, break, or become otherwise unusable
crash, go downstop operating
malfunction, misfunctionfail to function or function improperly
misfirefail to fire or detonate
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tobreakRender inoperable or ineffective
die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
Spanishaveriarse, estropearse, fallar, morir, pararse, perecer, romper
Catalanavariar-se, espatllar-se, fallar, parar-se
English > go bad: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome unfit for consumption or use.
PatternSomething ----s
NarroweraddleBecome rotten
curdlego bad or sour
BroaderdecayUndergo decay or decomposition
Catalanfer-se malbé

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