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  1. contrive

    • IPA[kənˈtraɪv]
    • vt.
    • 過去式:contrived 過去分詞:contrived 現在分詞:contriving

    • 釋義
    • 同反義


    • 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