Bedeutung von “ruin” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ˈruːɪn/
Extra Examples
Circumstances had conspired to ruin her plans.You've ruined it! - Now I'll have to do it over.She's ruined my chances of getting the job.A severe drought ruined the crops.Decent people have had their lives ruined by his behaviour.

B2 to spoil or destroy something:

[ often passive ] They were late and the dinner was ruined.
It's ruining his health living in that damp house.

to cause someone to lose all their money or their job:

If the newspapers get hold of this story they'll ruin him.

(Definition von “ruin verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)