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Example Sentences for "ruin"

All our photographs were ruined when my little boy accidentally opened my cameraA sudden rainstorm ruined our picnic.

All our photographs were ruined when my little boy accidentally opened my camera.

Clarence Darrow once joked that the first half of our life is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.

She ruined her new dress when she accidentally spilt nail polish on it.

The engagement party was ruined when Patricia and her fianc- had a big fight in the middle of it, and decided to break up.

We visited the ruins of a Roman theater during our visit to the region.

The cake was ruined when she accidentally put a cup of salt in it instead of sugar.

There is a Korean proverb which states that if there is a rich man in the area, three villages are ruined.

There is a Romanian proverb which suggests that abundance, like want, ruins many.

Tourists can take the Central Railway in Peru to visit the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu.

Trying to read in the dark will not ruin your eyes, despite what your mother told you.

By 1979, when the revolution had ended in Cambodia, the country lay in ruins.

Cuzco is an ancient city located high in the Peruvian Andes, and is the site of many Incan ruins.

There is an African proverb which states that the ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people.

In the year 64 A.D., a great fire left most of the city of Rome in ruins.

By the end of World War Two, the economies of many of the nations around the globe lay in ruins.

By the beginning of the eighteenth century, the political power of Venice was in decline and the city was headed for economic ruin.


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