Translation of perder in English:

perder

vt

  • 2 (ser la ruina de) lo perdió la curiosidad his curiosity was his undoing o/or his downfall

vi

  • 3echar(se) a perder ver echar 1 1 1, echar 3 1 1

perderse v pron

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