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@Mr. Hyde posted:

I'd like to know the difference between them as verbs especially when I use them with material and non-material nouns.

As verbs, "wreck" and "ruin" are fairly synonymous, as you can see by the fact that one of Merriam-Webster's definitions of "ruin" (3c) is "to ruin, damage, or imperil" by a wreck.

Each word can be used with material nouns ("The collision wrecked the car"; "You have ruined my car") and with non-material nouns ("His remark ruined my day"; "The incident wrecked his career").

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