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joy

US [dʒɒɪ]
UK [dʒɔɪ]
  • n.快乐;乐事;〈口〉成功;【女名】乔伊
  • v.欢乐
  • Web喜悦;喜乐;高兴
Plural Form:joys  Present Participle:joying  Past Tense:joyed  
Joy
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n.
1.
[u]
高兴;愉快;喜悦a feeling of great happiness
the sheer joy of being with her again
与她重逢的无比喜悦之情
to dance for/with joy
高兴得跳起舞来
I didn't expect them to jump for joy at the news(= to be very pleased) .
没想到他们听到这消息高兴得跳了起来。
To his great joy, she accepted.
使他感到非常高兴的是她接受了。
2.
[c]
令人高兴的人(或事);乐事;乐趣a person or thing that causes you to feel very happy
the joys of fatherhood
做父亲的乐趣
The game was a joy to watch.
这比赛看起来真开心。
3.
[u]
(informal)
成功;满意;满足success or satisfaction
We complained about our rooms but got no joy from the manager.
我们抱怨房间不好,经理却不理会。
‘Any joy at the shops?’ ‘No, they didn't have what I wanted.’
“逛商店有收获吗?”“没有,哪里都没有我想要的。”

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