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  1. flatter

    • IPA[ˈflatə]

    英式

    • v.
      lavish praise and compliments on (someone), often insincerely and with the aim of furthering one's own interests;cause (someone) to feel honoured and pleased
    • verb: flatter, 3rd person present: flatters, gerund or present participle: flattering, past tense: flattered, past participle: flattered

    • 釋義
    • 片語
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. lavish praise and compliments on (someone), often insincerely and with the aim of furthering one's own interests:

      she was flattering him in order to avoid doing what he wanted

    • 2. cause (someone) to feel honoured and pleased:

      I was very flattered to be given the commission

      she felt flattered that he was confiding in her

    • 3. choose to believe something favourable about oneself, typically when this belief is unfounded:

      ‘Don't flatter yourself! I wasn't doing it for your benefit!’

    • 4. give an unrealistically favourable impression of:

      the final scoreline flattered England

    • 5. (of a colour or a style of clothing) cause (someone) to appear to the best advantage:

      the fuchsia shade flattered her pale skin

    • 6. please (the ear or eye):

      the beauty of the stone flattered the clergyman's eyes

  2. 知識+

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