German translation of 'blight'
- (on plants)
- (figurative) to be a blight on or upon sb's life/happiness
jdm das Leben/jds Glück vergällen
⇒ these slums are a blight upon the city
diese Slums sind ein Schandfleck für die Stadt
⇒ to blight sb's life
jdm das Leben verderben
Example Sentences Including 'blight'
He got off the bus, no turning back, no thunderbolt to blight him to a cinder simply by hoping for it.The Open Door
He would warp the fetus in the womb and blight the harvest before it even showed itself.SACRAMENT (2001)
And blight can infect through too many attempts to help, or even too much conversation or a willing ear to listen.A Death in Time
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Translation of blight from the Collins English to German Dictionary