spoil verb (DESTROY) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "spoil" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (DESTROY)
/spɔɪl/ (spoiled or spoilt)
[T] to destroy or reduce the pleasure, interest or beauty of something
He tried not to let the bad news spoil his evening.
The oil spill has spoilt the whole beautiful coastline.
I haven't seen the film, so don't spoil it for me by telling me what happens.
You'll spoil your appetite for dinner if you have a cake now.
Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
[I or T] When food spoils or is spoilt, it is no longer good enough to eat
The dessert will spoil if you don't keep it in the fridge.
Edible and inedibleDecaying and staying fresh
[T] UK specialized to mark a ballot paper so that it cannot be officially counted as a vote
Since she supported none of the candidates, she spoiled her ballot paper.
ElectionsDamaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of spoil verb (DESTROY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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