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Definición de “wreck” en inglés

wreck

verb [T] uk   /rek/ us  
C2 to destroy or badly damage something: The explosion shattered nearby windows and wrecked two cars. Our greenhouse was wrecked in last night's storm. informal to spoil something completely: He has been warned that his behaviour might wreck his chances of promotion.

wreck

noun [C] uk   /rek/ us  
C2 a vehicle or ship that has been destroyed or badly damaged: Divers exploring the wreck managed to salvage some coins and jewellery. The burned-out wrecks of two police cars littered the road. C2 informal someone who is in bad physical or mental condition: The stress she had been under at work reduced her to a nervous/quivering wreck.
(Definition of wreck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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