過去式：contrived 過去分詞：contrived 現在分詞：contriving
- 1. 設法促成
to contrive to do sth. 設法做成某事
- 2. 出乎意料地做到
she contrived to spill the can of paint 她竟然弄得整罐油漆都灑了
1. create or bring about (an object or a situation) by deliberate use of skill and artifice
2. manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation
... from war, all the while defiling a hero's bed, did you contrive this death against a warrior chief? 合唱 女人那就是你! 在家偷懶並且等候自戰爭...
... in here are farmers mainly. Everytime the natural or contrived calamities came, they faced them with the attitude "...
...natural environment under control, to replacing it by artificial environment of out own contriving. 從最早利用火，鐵與車輪的時期開始，發明的目的總不外在使人類於對抗自然...