break or spoil; cause harm or injury to
loss of value, attractiveness or usefulness caused by an event, accident, etc.
money paid or claimed as compensation for damage, loss or injury
"the price of gasoline"
"he got his new car on excellent terms"
"how much is the damage?"
"The snow damaged the roof"
"She damaged the car when she hit the tree"
"These fine china cups damage easily"
As moche to oure damage as to oure profit.
Charlie didn't kill himself, after all,..didn't even damage much furniture.
出自： A. Lurie
They would like to disrupt us, damage morale and hurt us with the Americans.
出自： G. Greene
I feel strangely protective of little Martin here:..I would hate to damage him, or see him damaged.
出自： M. Amis
误 That is a damaged earthquake.
正 That is a damaging earthquake.
析 过去分词作定语时,含有被动意义, earthquake是不会“被破坏的”,所以须用damaging。