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  1. vain

    • IPA[vān]

    美式

    • adj.
      having or showing an excessively high opinion of one's appearance, abilities, or worth;producing no result; useless
    • 釋義
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    • 片語
    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. having or showing an excessively high opinion of one's appearance, abilities, or worth:

      their flattery made him vain

    • 2. producing no result; useless:

      a vain attempt to tidy up the room

      the vain hope of finding work

    • 3. having no meaning or likelihood of fulfillment:

      a vain boast

    • ph. without success or a result

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    • ph. without success or a result

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    • ph. use someone's name in a way that shows a lack of respect

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    • ph. use someone's name in a way that shows a lack of respect

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    • IPA[veɪn]

    英式

    • adj.
      having or showing an excessively high opinion of one's appearance, abilities, or worth:
    • their flattery made him vain

      a vain woman with a streak of snobbery

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  2. 知識+

    • 關於"in vain"在句中(不是句尾)的位置

      in vain是當作副詞使用 意思是無效地 所以是放在...修飾喔 例: They attempted in vain to modernise these antiquated...police office本身是一個動作所以後面接副詞 in vain John "tried" in vain...

    • nature does nothing in 請問英翻中意思

      老天自有其道理。(老天是中文說法,當然這裡該用大自然最合意)in vain 徒勞無功does nothing in vain 老天不做白工~~引伸任何大自然的現象都有其...

    • 糾正這一句英文文法問題

      ...the opportunity offered for you is nothing but in vain. 其中nothing but in vain的 in vain錯在哪? 是因為nothing but...only ( 不要受but是對等連接詞的想法所影響 ), 作用是修飾in vain (4) 整句可以改寫成 Or,the opportunity ...