verderben translation | German-English dictionary

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verderben

  
ver•der•ben     ( verdarb)   pret   ( verdorben)   ptp  
1       vt   to spoil  
[Plan auch]   to wreck  ,   (stärker)    to ruin
[Luft]   to pollute  
[jdn]     (moralisch)    to corrupt,   (sittlich)    to deprave, to corrupt
(=verwöhnen)  
to spoil  
jdm etw verderben      [Abend, Urlaub]   to spoil or ruin sth for sb  
[Chancen, Leben, Witz]   to ruin sth for sb  
sich ($) das Leben verderben      dat   to ruin one's life  
sich ($) den Magen verderben      dat   to give oneself an upset stomach  
sich ($) den Appetit verderben      dat   to spoil one's appetite  
sich ($) die Augen/Stimme/Lungen verderben      dat   to ruin or damage one's eyes or eyesight/voice/lungs  
die Preise verderben      (=verbilligen)   to force prices down   (=verteuern)   to force prices up  
jdm das Geschäft verderben      to damage sb's business  
jds Laune verderben, jdm die Laune verderben      to put sb in a bad mood  
jdm die Freude or den Spaß/die Lust an etw ($) verderben      dat   to spoil sb's enjoyment of sth  
es (sich $) mit jdm verderben      dat   to fall out with sb  
2       vi   aux sein  
[Material]  
to become spoiled/ruined  
[Nahrungsmittel]  
to go off   (Brit)  or bad  
[Ernte]  
to be ruined  
[Mensch]  
to become depraved or corrupted  
da or daran ist nichts mehr zu verderben      it or things couldn't get any worse  
an dem Kuchen/Hemd ist nichts mehr zu verderben      the cake/shirt is absolutely ruined anyway  
    verdorben  


Verderben   Ver•der•ben      nt   , -s   no pl  
a    (=Untergang, Unglück)   undoing, ruin  
in sein Verderben rennen      to be heading for disaster  
jdn ins Verderben stürzen      to bring ruin or disaster (up)on sb  
b    [+von Material]   spoiling, ruining  
[+von Nahrungsmittel]  
going off   (Brit)  or bad  
[+von Luft, Wasser]  
pollution
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
jdn ins Verderben reißen exp.
to ruin sb

Entry related to:reißen

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be heading for disaster
exp.
to bring ruin {or} disaster (up)on sb
exp.
to lead sb on the road to ruin
exp.
to spoil {or} ruin sth for sb ; to ruin sth for sb
exp.
to put sb in a bad mood
exp.
to force prices down ; to force prices up
exp.
to give oneself an upset stomach
exp.
to spoil one's appetite
exp.
to ruin {or} damage one's eyes {or} eyesight/voice/lungs
exp.
to fall out with sb
es sich mit jdm verderben
exp.
to put sb in a bad mood
exp.
to ruin one's life
exp.
to spoil sb's plans
exp.
to spoil sb's appetite ; to make sb feel sick
exp.
to damage sb's business
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'verderben' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
verderben
exp.
alles verderben
exp.
in sein Verderben rennen
exp.
mögen sie alle verderben!
exp.
den Spaß verderben
exp.
jdn moralisch verderben
exp.
schlecht werden ; verderben
exp.
schlecht werden ; verderben
exp.
jdn für etw verderben
exp.
jdm den Spaß verderben

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