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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (destroyed)
a. arruinado
After that movie, her acting career is ruined.Con esa película, su carrera como actriz está arruinada.
b. en ruinas
The buildings in the center of town are all ruined as a result of the earthquake.Todos los edificios del centro de la ciudad están en ruinas como resultado del terremoto.
c. frustrado
In spite of my ruined plans, I did not lose my positive attitude.A pesar de mis planes frustrados, no abandoné la actitud positiva.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (building)
a. en ruinas
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ruined [ˈruːɪnd]
[+building] en ruinas; [+reputation, career, life] arruinado; [+hopes] defraudado; [+plans] frustrado
Some 14 lives are lost and 165 people seriously injured every day in Britain in road accidents.This is the price, in wasted and ruined lives, we are paying for convenient and flexible road transport on which we all depend I wish at least that the killings, rapings,torturing people be halted, so we can try to go on with our ruined lives that man is responsible for a lot of ruined careers made it possible for new dreams to take the place of old ruined hopes
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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