Translation of destrozar in English:

destrozar

to break, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (romper, deteriorar)
    to break
    la bomba destrozó varios edificios the bomb destroyed / wrecked several buildings
    • no hagas eso que vas a destrozar los zapatos don't do that, you'll ruin your shoes
  • 2

    (felicidad/armonía) to destroy
    (felicidad/armonía) to shatter
    (corazón) to break
    (matrimonio) to ruin
    (matrimonio) to destroy
    me está destrozando los nervios she's making me a nervous wreck
    • la muerte de su marido la destrozó she was devastated / shattered by her husband's death

pronominal verb

destrozarse

  • 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 / have fallen to pieces
  • 2

    (romperse)
    (estómago/hígado) to ruin
    te vas a destrozar los pies usando esos zapatos you're going to ruin / damage your feet wearing those shoes