come to ruin

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  • ruin — [ro͞o′ən] n. [ME ruine < OFr < L ruina < ruere, to fall, hurl to the ground < IE * ereu < base * er , to set in motion, erect > RUN, RISE] 1. Archaic a falling down, as of a building, wall, etc. 2. [pl.] the remains of a fallen… …   English World dictionary

  • ruin — ruinable, adj. ruiner, n. /rooh in/, n. 1. ruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece. 2. a destroyed or decayed building, town, etc. 3 …   Universalium

  • ruin — ru•in [[t]ˈru ɪn[/t]] n. 1) ruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or is decaying 2) a destroyed or decayed building, town, etc 3) a fallen, wrecked, or decayed condition: The house fell into ruin[/ex] 4) the… …   From formal English to slang

  • ruin — /ˈruən / (say roohuhn) noun 1. (plural) the remains of a fallen building, town, etc., or of anything in a state of destruction or decay: the ruins of an ancient city. 2. a ruined building, town, etc. 3. fallen and wrecked or decayed state;… …   Australian-English dictionary

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  • come to grief — {v. phr.} To have a bad accident or disappointment; meet trouble or ruin; end badly; wreck; fail. * /Bill came to grief learning to drive a car./ * /Nick s hopes for a new house came to grief when the house he was building burned down./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to grief — {v. phr.} To have a bad accident or disappointment; meet trouble or ruin; end badly; wreck; fail. * /Bill came to grief learning to drive a car./ * /Nick s hopes for a new house came to grief when the house he was building burned down./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to a sticky end — ► come to a sticky end informal be led by one s own actions to ruin or an unpleasant death. Main Entry: ↑sticky …   English terms dictionary

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