No, you are going to ruin any chance you have and give us a bad name.
The task force has an often-repeated mantra: there are ten ways to ruin a case.
Did you have misgivings about it, and how it might ruin your happy ending?
George Wallace stood in the Schoolhouse Door and Ross Perot contrived the ruin of George Bush the elder.
Mayo-laden Salads—Why ruin perfectly lovely cabbage or potatoes by drowning them in mayonnaise?
A sculptor was set to work to carve a new one from the ruin.
He has long been an enemy of mine, and he is making an effort to ruin me.
I never knew a 'Ganius' yet that was n't the ruin of all belonging to him!
The ruin had come in his father's time, before he had learned to walk.
Yet for a few moments I stood contemplating the scene of ruin.
late 14c., "act of giving way and falling down," from Old French ruine "a collapse" (14c.), and directly from Latin ruina "a collapse, a rushing down, a tumbling down" (cf. Spanish ruina, Italian rovina), related to ruere "to rush, fall violently, collapse," from PIE *reue- "to smash, knock down, tear out, dig up" (see rough (adj.)). Meaning "complete destruction of anything" is from 1670s. Ruins "remains of a decayed building or town" is from mid-15c.; the same sense was in the Latin plural noun.
1580s (transitive), from ruin (n.). Intransitive sense "fall into ruin" is from c.1600. Financial sense is attested from 1660. Related: Ruined; ruining.