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ruina

  
      sf  
1      (Fin)   ruin  
estaba al borde de la ruina      he was on the brink of (financial) ruin  
la empresa le llevó a la ruina      the venture ruined him (financially)  
estar en la ruina      to be ruined  
tanto gastar en viajes va a ser mi ruina      spending all this money on travel is going to cost me a fortune  
2    [+de edificio]   collapse  
amenazar ruina      to threaten to collapse, be about to fall down  
3    [+de imperio]   fall, decline  
[+de persona]  
ruin, downfall  
el alcohol va a ser mi ruina      alcohol will be the ruin of me, alcohol will be my downfall  
esto contribuyó a su ruina política      this contributed to his political downfall  
4    (=persona ajada)  
estar hecho una ruina      to be a wreck, look a wreck  
5    ruinas   ruins  
han descubierto unas ruinas romanas      they have discovered some Roman ruins  
el castillo está en ruinas      the castle is in ruins  
6      (Jur, **)   bird **  , prison sentence
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ruinas, ruinas, ruin, rutina

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
be about to fall down
exp.
to threaten to collapse
exp.
to be the ruin of sb
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it will mean the end for the company
exp.
this contributed to his political downfall
exp.
the embargo brought about {o} resulted in the economic ruin
exp.
to be ruined
v.
look a wreck; be a wreck
exp.
he was on the brink of (financial) ruin
exp.
alcohol will be my downfall
exp.
alcohol will be the ruin of me
exp.
the venture ruined him (financially)
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'ruina' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
ruina
exp.
¡es mi ruina!
n.
desastre ; ruina ; caos
exp.
aquello fue su ruina {or} perdición
exp.
se enfrentaba a la posibilidad de la ruina económica {or} de acabar en la bancarrota
exp.
ir a la ruina
(IDIOMS)
vi.
ir a la ruina
vi.
ir a la ruina
exp.
labra su propia ruina
[Fig.]
adv.
al borde de la ruina
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"ruina": examples and translations in context
Quizás llevado conscientemente a la ruina. Maybe she knowingly drugged him to his ruin.
Significaría la ruina total del Reino. It would mean the total ruin of the kingdom.
Era una verdadera ruina cuando la encontramos. It was a complete wreck when we found it.
Para los buceadores más avanzados pueden disfrutar de la ruina Zingara a una profundidad de 28-36m. More advanced divers can enjoy the Zingara Wreck at a depth of 28-36m.
Los gobiernos capitalistas están en la ruina porque sus ingresos han caído durante la crisis. The capitalist governments are broke because their revenues have crashed during the crisis.
Precisamente donde empezó la ruina, debe empezar la obra de nuestra redención. Just where the ruin began, the work of our redemption must begin.
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