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  1. threaten

    • IPA[ˈTHretn]

    美式

    • v.
      state one's intention to take hostile action against someone in retribution for something done or not done;express one's intention to harm or kill (someone)
    • verb: threaten, 3rd person present: threatens, gerund or present participle: threatening, past tense: threatened, past participle: threatened

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. state one's intention to take hostile action against someone in retribution for something done or not done:

      the unions threatened a general strike

      she made a scene and Tom threatened to leave

    • 2. express one's intention to harm or kill (someone):

      the men threatened the customers with a handgun

    • 3. cause (someone or something) to be vulnerable or at risk; endanger:

      a broken finger threatened his career

      one of four hospitals threatened with closure

    • 4. (of a situation or weather conditions) seem likely to produce an unpleasant or unwelcome result:

      the dispute threatened to spread to other cities

      the air was raw and threatened rain

    • 5. (of something undesirable) seem likely to occur:

      unless war threatened, national politics remained the focus of attention

    • 更多解釋
    • IPA[ˈθrɛt(ə)n]

    英式

    • v.
      state one's intention to take hostile action against (someone) in retribution for something done or not done:
    • how dare you threaten me?

      the men threatened staff with a handgun

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  2. 知識+

    • threaten的用法

      因為 as of 代表「從...開始」 而這個句子是說:從2008年初開始,政治便如何如何...... 可見這已經是一種「常態性」的狀況了 而「常態性」的動作,必須要搭配「現在式」的動詞 且politics是個不可數的名詞 所以要在threaten後+s

    • 英翻中。Cupidon is threatening you

      Cupidon is threatening you.愛神即將來臨 Cupidon (法文) = Cupid 邱比特, 愛神 2005-06-21 09:13:32 補充: threaten 有 "將來臨" 的含意

    • 請給我以下4字的英文定義

      ...為 extirpated ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ threatened Definition threaten verb 1 [T] to tell someone that you will kill or...