ruin englannista suomeksi
viedä perikatoon, ajaa konkurssiin, syöstä turmioon, ajaa vararikkoon, viedä taloudelliseen perikatoon
The remains of a destroyed or dilapidated construction, such as a house or castle.
- The Veian and the Gabian towirs shall fall, / And one promiscuous ruin cover all; / Nor, after length of years, a stone betray / The place where once the very ruins lay.
a. 1812, (w), ''sermon''
- The labour of a day will not build up a virtuous habit on the ruins of an old and vicious character.
The state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed.
Something that leads to serious trouble or destruction.
(RQ:Bacon Of Youth and Ag)
- The errors of young men are the ruin of business.
- The Bat—they called him the Bat.(nb..). He(..)played a lone hand,(nb..). Most lone wolves had a moll at any rate—women were their ruin—but if the Bat had a moll, not even the grapevine telegraph could locate her.
- His ruin startled th' other steeds.
A change that destroys or defeats something; destruction; overthrow.
1768, (w), ''The Bard''
- Ruin seize thee, ruthless king!
Complete financial loss; bankruptcy.
To cause the fiscal ruin of.
''With all these purchases, you surely mean to ruin us!''
1883, (w), ''(w)''
- In one way, indeed, he bade fair to ruin us; for he kept on staying week after week, and at last month after month, so that all the money had been long exhausted...
''He ruined his new white slacks by accidentally spilling oil on them.''
- By the fireside there are old men seated, / Seeing ruined cities in the ashes.
To cause severe financial loss to; to bankrupt or drive out of business.
''The crooked stockbroker's fraudulent scheme ruined dozens of victims; some investors lost their life savings and even their houses.''
''My car breaking down just as I was on the road ruined my vacation.''
To make something less enjoyable or likeable.
''I used to love that song, but being assaulted when that song was playing ruined the song for me.''
To fall into a state of decay.
1636, (w), ''Paraphrase upon the Psalmes and upon the Hymnes dispersed throughout the Old and New Testaments''
- Though he his house of polisht marble build, / Yet shall it ruine like the Moth's fraile cell
''The young libertine was notorious for ruining local girls.''
a ruin (remains of a building)
ruin (financial bankruptcy)