动词过去式:spoiled/spoilt 过去分词:spoiled/spoilt 现在分词:spoiling 第三人称单数:spoils
v (pt, pp spoilt / spRIlt; spRIlt/ or spoiled / spRIld; spRIld/) =>Usage at dream2 用法见 dream2.
1 [Tn] make (sth) useless, valueless or unsatisfactory; ruin 毁掉, 损坏, 破坏, 糟蹋（某事物）
*holidays spoilt by bad weather 因天气坏而使人扫兴的假期
* spoilt ballot papers, ie made invalid because the voters have not marked them properly 废选票（因划票不符规定而失效）
* The new road has completely spoiled the character of the village. 新修的路彻底毁掉了那个村庄的特色.
* The bad news has spoilt my day. 这坏消息把我这一天给毁了.
* Don't spoil your appetite by eating sweets between meals. 不要在两顿饭之间吃糖果, 以免吃不下饭.
(a) harm the character of (esp a child) by lack of discipline or too much generosity, attention, praise, etc 娇惯, 宠坏, 溺爱（尤指儿童）
*That little girl is terribly spoilt her parents give her everything she asks for. 那个小女孩真惯得不像话--父母对她是有求必应.
(b) pay great or too much attention to the comfort and wishes of (sb); pamper 格外或过分关注（某人）的安适和愿望
*Everybody enjoys being spoiled from time to time. 谁都喜欢偶尔让人宠一宠.
3 [I] (of food, etc) become bad or unfit to be used, eaten, etc （指食物等）变坏, 变质, 腐败
*Some kinds of food soon spoil. 有些食物易变质.
4 (idm 习语) be spoiling for sth be very eager for (a fight, an argument, etc) 憋足了劲儿要（打架、争吵等）
*He's spoiling for trouble. 他憋足了劲儿要找麻烦. be spoilt for choice have so many possibilities to choose from that it is difficult to choose 因供选择的事物过多而无从下手. spare the rod and spoil the child => spare2. too many cooks spoil the broth => cook n.
n [U] = spoils.
1. Postcards always spoil my holidays. Last summer, I went to Italy. 明信片总是破坏我的假日。去年夏天我到意大利去.
2. Postcards always spoil my holidays. Last summer, I went to Italy. 明信片总是破坏我的假日。去年夏天我到意大利去.
3. Postcards always spoil my holidays. 明信片总搅得我假日不得安宁。
4. One fairly common reason is that parents spoil their children out of a sense of guilt. 一个颇为常见的原因就是父母亲们是出于内疚感而溺爱孩子的。