guastarsi

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

guastare +‎ -si

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡwasˈtar.si/, [ɡwäs̪ˈt̪är̺s̪i]
  • Hyphenation: gua‧stàr‧si

Verb[edit]

guastarsi

  1. reflexive of guastare
  2. (of a machine) to break down
    Mi si è guastata la macchina.
    My car broke down.
    Synonym: rompersi
  3. (of foodstuffs) to go off, spoil
    Questa carne sta per guastarsi.
    This meat is about to go off.
    Synonym: andare a male
  4. to go astray (to develop bad habits)
    Era un bravo ragazzo, ma col tempo si è guastato.
    He used to be a good boy, but he went astray with time.
  5. (of weather) to worsen
    Il tempo si sta guastando.
    The weather is worsening.
    Synonym: peggiorare

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