Translation of "spoil" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

spoil

verb uk /spɔɪl/ us /spɔɪl/ spoiled or spoilt, spoiled or spoilt
DESTROY 破壞

B1 [ T ] to destroy or reduce the pleasure, interest, or beauty of something

破壞;糟蹋;毀掉
He tried not to let the bad news spoil his evening. 他努力不讓那個壞消息破壞他晚上的興致。
The oil spill has spoiled the whole beautiful coastline. 溢出的石油破壞了整段漂亮的海岸線。
I haven't seen the film, so don't spoil it for me by telling me what happens. 我還沒看那部電影,所以別把內容告訴我,以免壞了我的興致。
You'll spoil your appetite for dinner if you have a cake now. 你要是現在吃蛋糕的話,就沒胃口吃晚飯了。

[ I or T ] When food spoils or is spoiled, it is no longer good enough to eat.

(使)(食物)變質,(使)變壞
The dessert will spoil if you don't keep it in the fridge. 如果你不把甜點放在冰箱裡,它會壞掉的。

[ T ] UK specialized politics to mark a ballot paper so that it cannot be officially counted as a vote

使(選票)作廢
Since she supported none of the candidates, she spoiled her ballot paper. 幾個候選人她誰都不支持,因此她把選票作廢了。
TREAT WELL 優待

[ T ] to treat someone very or too well, especially by being extremely generous

(尤指極其慷慨地)寵愛,溺愛,縱容
When I'm feeling miserable I go shopping and spoil myself - a couple of new dresses always make me feel better. 我心情糟糕的時候,就會去購物放縱一下——買上幾件新衣服總會讓我感覺好過些。
CHILD 孩子

C1 [ T ] disapproving to allow a child to do or have everything that it wants to, usually so that it expects to get everything it wants and does not show respect to other people

溺愛,嬌慣;寵壞
Mr Harvey, unable for once to do exactly as he wanted, sulked just like a spoiled child. 哈維先生只此一次不能如願以償按他的意思做,就氣呼呼的,像個寵壞了的孩子。
noun uk /spɔɪl/ us /spɔɪl/
EARTH

[ U ] earth, stones, etc. dug out from a hole in the ground

(開掘時挖出的)廢土,廢泥土
a spoil heap 廢土堆
PROFITS 利益
spoils [ plural ] formal

goods, advantages, profits, etc. that you get by your actions or because of your position or situation

戰利品,掠奪物;權力地位的連帶利益,獲益 ; 肥缺
The spoils of victory/war included mounds of treasure and armour. 勝利/戰爭的戰利品包括大量的財物和盔甲。

(Translation of “spoil” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)