Spoil in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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spoil
[spɔɪl]
verbo transitivo (pt & pp spoiled [spɔɪlt] or spoiled)
1. estropear (ruin)
  • to spoil somebody's fun aguarle la fiesta a alguien
  • to spoil somebody's appetite quitarle or sacarle las ganas de comer a alguien (Am)
  • spoiled ballot (política) voto (m) nulo, papeleta (f) nula, boleta (f) nula (español de México, RP)
2. mimar, consentir (indulge) (person)
  • a spoiled child un niño/una niña mimado(a)
  • to be spoiled for choice tener mucho donde elegir
intransitive verb
3. estropearse (fruit, fish)
también:
  • to be spoiling for a fight tener ganas de pelea
spoil [spɔɪl] spoiled spoilt
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 sb's fun aguar la fiesta a algn; to get spoiled echarse a perder; estropearse
2 (pamper) mimar; consentir; (LAm)
grandparents like to spoil their grandchildren a los abuelos les encanta mimar a los nietos
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 pelear; (LAm)
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