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  1. pray

    • IPA[prā]

    美式

    • v.
      address a solemn request or expression of thanks to a deity or other object of worship;wish or hope strongly for a particular outcome or situation
    • adv.
      used as a preface to polite requests or instructions;used as a way of adding ironic or sarcastic emphasis to a question
    • verb: pray, 3rd person present: prays, gerund or present participle: praying, past tense: prayed, past participle: prayed

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    副詞

    • 1. formal, archaic used as a preface to polite requests or instructions pray continue
    • formal, archaic used as a way of adding ironic or sarcastic emphasis to a question and what, pray, was the purpose of that?