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Translation of "spoil" - English-Spanish dictionary

spoil

verb /spoil/ ( past tense, past participles spoiled, spoilt /-t/)
to damage or ruin; to make bad or useless
estropear
If you touch that drawing, you’ll spoil it.
to give (a child etc ) too much of what he wants and possibly make his character, behaviour/behavior etc worse by doing so
mimar
They spoil that child dreadfully and she’s becoming unbearable!
spoils noun plural profits or rewards
botín
the spoils of war the spoils of success.
spoilt adjective
mimado
He’s a very spoilt child!
spoilsport noun a person who spoils, or refuses to join in, the fun of others
aguafiestas
Don’t be such a spoilsport!
(Definition of spoil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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