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Significado de “spoil” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "spoil" - Diccionario Inglés

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spoilverb

uk   /spɔɪl/  us   /spɔɪl/ (spoiled or spoilt, spoiled or spoilt)
  • spoil verb (DESTROY)

B1 [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 spoiled 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.
[I or T] When food spoils or is spoiled, it is no longer good enough to eat: The dessert will spoil if you don't keep it in the fridge.
[T] UK specialized politics 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.

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spoilnoun

uk   /spɔɪl/  us   /spɔɪl/
(Definition of spoil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "spoil" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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spoilverb

 us   /spɔɪl/ (past tense and past participle spoiled  /spɔɪld/ or spoilt  /spɔɪlt/ )
  • spoil verb (DESTROY)

[I/T] to destroy or damage something, or to become destroyed or damaged: [T] The oil spill spoiled five miles of coastline. [T] Don’t tell me how it ends, you’ll spoil the movie for me. [I] Food spoils quickly in hot weather.
  • spoil verb (TREAT TOO WELL)

[T] to treat someone very well, esp. by being too generous: My vacation spoiled me. "We’re spoiling you," he said, handing her another cookie.
(Definition of spoil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“spoil” in American English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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