Tesauro Inglês
(verbo) 
Definition
to destroy or spoil completely
Roads have been destroyed and crops ruined.
Sinônimos
destroy
The building was completely destroyed.
,
devastate
A fire devastated large parts of the castle.
,
wreck
Vandals wrecked the garden.
,
trash (slang)
Would they trash the place when the party was over?
,
break
He fell through the window, breaking the glass.
,
total (slang)
I broke my collar bone and totalled the bike.
,
defeat
He swore to defeat the plan.
,
smash
The authorities were trying to smash a smuggling ring.
, ,
overwhelm
One massive assault would overwhelm the weakened enemy.
,
shatter
Something like that really shatters your confidence.
,
overturn
He accused his opponents of wanting to overturn the government.
, ,
bring down
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demolish
The building is being demolished to make way for a motorway.
,
raze
Dozens of villages have been razed.
,
lay waste
,
lay in ruins
,
wreak havoc upon
,
bring to ruin
,
bring to nothing
,
kennet (Australian, slang)
,
jeff (Australian, slang)
Opostos
(verbo) 
Definition
to cause (someone) to lose money
She accused him of ruining her financially.
Sinônimos
bankrupt
The move to the market nearly bankrupted the firm and its director.
,
break
The newspapers can make or break you.
,
cripple
A total cut-off of supplies would cripple the country's economy.
,
impoverish
a society impoverished by wartime inflation
, ,
make bankrupt
,
reduce to penury
, ,
cause to go bankrupt
(verbo) 
Definition
to destroy or spoil completely
The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
Sinônimos
spoil
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
,
damage
The strong winds damaged the fence.
,
mar
The scar didn't mar his self-confidence, he rather liked it.
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mess up
,
blow (slang)
Oh you fool! Now you've really blown your chances!
,
injure
Too much stress can injure your health.
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undo
Our hopes of a victory were undone by an error from the goalkeeper.
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screw up (informal)
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botch
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
,
mangle
There is almost no phrase so simple that he cannot mangle it.
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cock up (British, slang)
, ,
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang)
,
make a mess of
,
bodge (informal)
,
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
Opostos
(substantivo) 
Definition
loss of wealth or position
Recent inflation has driven them to the brink of ruin.
Sinônimos
bankruptcy
Many established firms were facing bankruptcy.
,
poverty
Many people in the region still live in absolute poverty.
,
insolvency
Seven of the eight companies are on the brink of insolvency.
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penury
He was brought up in penury, without education.
,
impoverishment
,
destitution
attempts made to relieve destitution
,
financial failure
(substantivo) 
Definition
the state of being destroyed or decayed
The vineyards were falling into ruin.
Sinônimos
disrepair
The house was in a bad state of disrepair.
,
decay
Plaque causes tooth decay and gum disease.
,
disintegration
,
ruination
,
decrepitude
The buildings had been allowed to fall into decrepitude.
, ,
wreckage
Mark was dragged from the burning wreckage of his car.
(substantivo) 
Definition
the state of being destroyed or decayed
It is the ruin of society.
Sinônimos
destruction
the extensive destruction caused by the rioters
,
fall
the fall of Rome
,
the end
,
breakdown
the irretrievable breakdown of his marriage
,
damage
There have been many reports of minor damage to buildings.
,
defeat
The vote was seen as something of a defeat for the lobbyists.
,
failure
The policy is doomed to failure.
,
crash
He predicted correctly that there was going to be a stock market crash.
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collapse
Their economy is teetering on the edge of collapse.
,
wreck
a broken man contemplating the wreck of his life
,
overthrow
They were charged with plotting the overthrow of the state.
, ,
havoc
Rioters caused havoc in the centre of the town.
,
Waterloo
,
downfall
His lack of experience led to his downfall.
,
devastation
A huge bomb blast brought devastation to the centre of the city.
, , ,
nemesis
,
crackup (informal)
Opostos
(substantivo plural) 
the burnt-out ruins of houses
Sinônimos

frase

See in ruins

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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of blow
Definition
to use (an opportunity) ineffectively
Oh you fool! Now you've really blown your chances!
Sinônimos
screw up (informal),
mess up,
cock up (British, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
make a mess of,
foul up,
make a nonsense of (informal),
bodge (informal),
make a pig's ear of (informal),
flub (US, slang),
crool or cruel (Australian, slang),
louse up (slang)
in the sense of botch
Definition
to spoil through clumsiness or ineptitude
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
Sinônimos
mar,
screw up (informal),
mess up,
cock up (British, slang),
balls up (taboo, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
make a nonsense of (informal),
bodge (informal),
make a pig's ear of (informal),
flub (US, slang),
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
in the sense of break
Definition
the dawn
He fell through the window, breaking the glass.
Sinônimos
trash (slang),
smash to smithereens,
shiver (archaic, literary)

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