- express contempt for; ridicule
verb: deride, 3rd person present: derides, gerund or present participle: deriding, past tense: derided, past participle: derided
- 1. express contempt for; ridicule the decision was derided by environmentalists
- express contempt for; ridicule: critics derided the proposals as clumsy attempts to find a solution
Oxford American Dictionary
在這個句子 driven and derided by vanity 是用來形容 a creature. 不需要be動詞. 因為整個形容詞子句已經被省略...
...成功並與祖國的歷史作一個連接 but the accent of Quebecois is often derided as provincial 但是魁北克人(在加拿大魁北克省是法語區)的口音時常被嘲弄當做鄉下人...
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