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spoil / estropear
 
spoil   [spɔɪl]
spoiled or spoilt   verb: past tense   past participle
A. -transitive verb
1. (=ruin)   estropear,   arruinar
(=harm)   dañar
(=invalidate)
[+voting paper]   invalidar
·the coast has been spoiled by development
·la costa ha sido arruinada por las urbanizaciones
·it spoiled our holiday
·nos estropeó las vacaciones
·and there were 20 spoiled papers
·y hubo 20 votos nulos
·it will spoil your [appetite]
·te quitará el apetito
·to spoil somebody'noun [fun]
·aguar la fiesta a somebody, someone
·to [get] spoiled
·echarse a perder,   estropearse
2. (=pamper)   mimar,   consentir Latin America
·grandparents like to spoil their grandchildren
·a los abuelos les encanta mimar a los nietos
B. -intransitive verb
1. [food]   estropearse,   echarse a perder
·if we leave it here it will spoil
·si lo dejamos aquí se estropeará or se echará a perder
2. ·to be spoiling for a fight
estar con ganas de luchar or Latin America pelear
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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