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destroy

US [dɪˈstrɔɪ]
UK [dɪ'strɔɪ]
  • v.破坏;摧毁;毁灭;消灭
  • Web毁坏;销毁;毁掉
Simple Present:destroys  Present Participle:destroying  Past Tense:destroyed  
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v.
1.
~ sth/sb
摧毁;毁灭;破坏to damage sth so badly that it no longer exists, works, etc.
The building was completely destroyed by fire.
这栋建筑物被大火彻底焚毁了。
They've destroyed all the evidence.
他们销毁了一切证据。
Heat gradually destroys vitamin C.
加热会逐渐破坏维生素 C。
You have destroyed my hopes of happiness.
你毁掉了我得到幸福的希望。
Failure was slowly destroying him(= making him less and less confident and happy) .
失败渐渐地把他毁了。
2.
~ sth
(因动物有病或不再需要而)杀死,消灭,人道毁灭to kill an animal deliberately, usually because it is sick or not wanted
The injured horse had to be destroyed.
这匹马受了伤,只好把它杀了。

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