become bad or unfit to be used
make (sth) useless, valueless or unsatisfactory; ruin
harm the character by lack of discipline or too much generosity, attention, praise, etc.
things taken, especially by an army from a defeated enemy or by thieves
"to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
"her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
"I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"
"the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
"the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
"grandparents often pamper the children"
"Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
"What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"
"foil your opponent"
"She is itching to start the project"
"He is spoiling for a fight"
"The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
"nothing marred her beauty"
Mighty Caesar..Seeks..the Spoils of War.
Their galleys..freighted with the spoils of the infidel.
出自： W. H. Prescott
The spoil comes to very little when..divided among a whole army.
出自： A. Duggan
They proceeded, by spoiling the country houses.., to make a quite luxurious provision.sssss W. C. Bryant
出自： ssssG. Macdonald
He spoilt the performance by speaking out of turn.
We've had a wonderful day out; let's not spoil it now by having a quarrel.
He spoiled his son by giving him too much money.
The plan was quite spoilt by the rain.
Our holidays were spoilt by the bad weather.
The picture on our TV is spoilt by interference from your vacuum cleaner.
My essay was spoilt by careless mistake.
The truth is she is spoilt by her grandmother.
The young man who spoiled his girl friend's beauty with sulphuric acid was sentenced to death.
It was obviously from his attitude that he was spoiling for a fight.
They have well-trained troops, who are spoiling for a fight.
He spoils for learning.