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一词多义 | wasted

• March 18, 2021 • 翻译·译事随笔

[scode type="blue"]wasted

adj.神志不清的,徒劳无功的[/scode]

音标/'weɪstɪd/

英英释义

(slang) strongly affected by alcohol or drugs.

近义词

bombed, pissed, wrecked, plastered, useless, unnecessary, pointless, needless

例句:

I mean, who gets wasted on thanksgiving?

我是说 谁会在感恩节喝的烂醉?----《绯闻女孩精选》

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另外,“wasted”还有两个比较少见的意思:

第一个意思是:徒劳无功的;白费的 ([only before noun] (of an action ) unsuccessful because it does not produce the result you wanted)

如:

We had a wasted trip—they weren't in.

我们白跑了一趟,他们不在。

第二个意思是: (尤指因病)瘦骨嶙峋的,瘦弱的(too thin, especially because of illness)

如:

thin wasted legs

枯瘦的双腿

其它可以用来表示“喝醉的”的词汇:bombed, pissed, wrecked, plastered


[scode type="blue"]hear sb out

倾听我的意见;听取我的意见[/scode]

英英释义:

If you hear someone out, you listen to them without interrupting them until they have finished saying everything that they want to say.

例句:

①MPs heard him out in silence.

②Perhaps, when you've heard me out, you'll appreciate the reason for secrecy.

③He shows keen interest in his friends, hearing out their problems and offering counsel.

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