estragar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *stragare, from Latin *strago, from Latin strāges ‎(defeat, slaughter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

estragar ‎(first-person singular present indicative estrago, past participle estragado)

  1. to spoil, damage, corrupt
    As chuvas estragaram a colheita.
    The rains ruined the harvest.
  2. to botch, bungle
    Ele não estraga nada.
    He doesn't screw anything up.
  3. to go bad (of foods and commodities)
    Essas laranjas estragaram.
    These oranges have gone bad.

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

estragar ‎(first-person singular present estrago, first-person singular preterite estragué, past participle estragado)

  1. to corrupt, ruin, spoil, ravage.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: g becomes a gu before e.


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