- 1.1 (romper, deteriorar) to break la bomba destrozó varios edificios the bomb destroyed o/or wrecked several buildings no hagas eso que vas a destrozar los zapatos don't do that, you'll ruin your shoes 1.2 [felicidad/armonía] to destroy, shatter; [corazón] to break; [matrimonio] to ruin, destroy me está destrozando los nervios she's making me a nervous wreck la muerte de su marido la destrozó she was devastated o/or shattered by her husband's death
destrozarse v pron
- 1.1 (romperse) se cayó al suelo y se destrozó it fell to the ground and smashed se me han destrozado los zapatos my shoes are ruined o/or have fallen to pieces 1.2 (reflexivo/reflexive) [estómago/hígado] to ruin te vas a destrozar los pies usando esos zapatos you're going to ruin o/or damage your feet wearing those shoes
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.