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ruin

US [ˈruɪn]
UK [ˈruːɪn]
  • n.破产;毁灭;破坏;废墟
  • v.毁灭;破坏;毁坏;糟蹋
  • Web遗迹;崩溃;败坏
Plural Form:ruins  Present Participle:ruining  Past Tense:ruined  
ruin
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v.
1.
~ sth
毁坏;破坏;糟蹋to damage sth so badly that it loses all its value, pleasure, etc.; to spoil sth
The bad weather ruined our trip.
天气恶劣,破坏了我们的旅行。
That one mistake ruined his chances of getting the job.
正是那个错误断送了他得到那份工作的机会。
My new shoes got ruined in the mud.
我的新鞋被泥浆给糟蹋了。
2.
~ sb/sth
使破产(或失去地位等);毁灭to make sb/sth lose all their money, their position, etc.
If she loses the court case it will ruin her.
如果败诉,她就完了。
The country was ruined by the war.
这个国家因战争而遭到严重破坏。
n.
1.
[u]
毁坏;破坏;毁灭the state or process of being destroyed or severely damaged
A large number of churches fell into ruin after the revolution.
革命过后,许多教堂都毁了。
2.
[u]
破产;一无所有;失去工作(或地位等)the fact of having no money, of having lost your job, position, etc.
The divorce ultimately led to his ruin.
离婚最终使得他一贫如洗。
The bank stepped in to save the company from financial ruin .
银行的介入使这家公司免于破产。
3.
[sing]
破产(或丢掉工作等)的根源;祸根something that causes a person, company, etc. to lose all their money, job, position, etc.
Gambling was his ruin.
赌博毁了他。
4.
[c]
残垣断壁;废墟the parts of a building that remain after it has been destroyed or severely damaged
The old mill is now little more than a ruin.
老磨坊现在只剩下一点儿残垣断壁了。
We visited the ruins of a Norman castle.
我们参观了一座诺曼式城堡的遗迹。
He was determined to build a new life out of the ruins of his career.
他决心从事业失败中爬起来,重新开始新的生活。
IDM
Years of fighting have left the area in ruins.
经年的战事已经使得这个地区满目疮痍。
The scandal left his reputation in ruins.
这件丑闻使他身败名裂。
in ruins
毁坏;严重受损;破败不堪destroyed or severely damaged
Years of fighting have left the area in ruins.
经年的战事已经使得这个地区满目疮痍。
The scandal left his reputation in ruins.
这件丑闻使他身败名裂。

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