destroy or spoil (completely)
(cause to) get total loss of money
severe damage or destruction
complete loss of all one's money, resources or prospects; cause of this
state of being decayed, collapsed or destroyed
remains of sth that has decayed or collapsed or been destroyed
"you have brought ruin on this entire family"
"they explored several Roman ruins"
"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"
"The tears ruined her make-up"
"This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"
"My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"
"The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
"The country lay ruined after the war"
"This dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village"
The crash of ruin fitfully resounds.
To have the power of that House reduced, but not..absolutely ruined.
出自： Earl of Chatham
Our batteries continued to ruin the works.
误 He was under thirty, but he was done for.
正 He was under thirty, but he was ruined.
析 表示“身体垮了”可说be ruined,不可说be done for。