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  1. lost cause

    英式

    • n.
      a person or thing that can no longer hope to succeed or be changed for the better
    • noun: lost cause, plural noun: lost causes

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a person or thing that can no longer hope to succeed or be changed for the better their opposition to planning for full employment was a lost cause he denied his drinking problem, and his friend left believing he was a lost cause
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    • IPA[ˈˌlôst ˈkôz]

    美式

    • n.
      a person or thing that can no longer hope to succeed or be changed for the better: their opposition to planning for full employment was a lost cause he denied his drinking problem, and his friend left believing he was a lost cause

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