Bedeutung von “ruin” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ˈruːɪn/

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.

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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)