- let air or gas out of (a tyre, balloon, or similar object)；be emptied of air or gas
verb: deflate, 3rd person present: deflates, gerund or present participle: deflating, past tense: deflated, past participle: deflated
- 1. let air or gas out of (a tyre, balloon, or similar object) he deflated one of the tyres 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ be emptied of air or gas the balloon deflated 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. make (someone) suddenly lose confidence or feel dispirited his response deflated me 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ reduce the level of (an emotion or feeling) her anger was deflated
- 3. bring about a general reduction of price levels in (an economy) the budget deflated the economy the government deflated sharply in 1964 同義詞 反義詞
- let air or gas out of (a tire, balloon, or similar object): he deflated one of the tires
Oxford American Dictionary
How deflating was that? A gift must be accepted before...且句尾必為驚嘆號。 第一句若改為感嘆句How deflating that was! 語意邏輯上也是通順的，但要看前後文...
請問這句while dorothy was looking earnestly into the queer, painted face of the scarecrow,中的painted是否代表被動?還有face前為甚麼沒有冠詞a?
...們： （被）畫花花的車子＝ defaced cars （被）漏完氣的輪胎＝deflated tires （正在）漏氣的輪胎＝deflating tires （正在）燃燒...
It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it. "我可以幫你剪掉你那垂頭喪氣的小弟弟." I am more than happy to cut off your deflated willy for you.