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awful

US [ˈɔf(ə)l]
UK [ˈɔːf(ə)l]
  • adj.糟糕的;非常的
  • adv.〈口〉十分地
  • Web可怕的;极坏的;让人讨厌的
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adj.
1.
(informal)
很坏的;极讨厌的very bad or unpleasant
That's an awful colour.
那颜色难看得很。
‘They didn't even offer to pay.’ ‘Oh that's awful.’
“他们甚至不主动付钱。”“哦,那真不像话。”
It's awful, isn't it?
糟糕透了,不是吗?
The weather last summer was awful.
刚过去的夏季天气真坏。
I feel awful about forgetting her birthday.
我忘了她的生日,感到很过意不去。
to look/feel awful(= to look/feel ill)
面带病容;感到很不舒服
There's an awful smell in here.
这里有股很难闻的味道。
The awful thing is, it was my fault.
糟糕的是,这是我的过失。
2.
(informal)
非常的;很多的;过多的used to emphasize sth, especially that there is a large amount or too much of sth
It's going to cost an awful lot of money.
这要花非常多的钱。
There's not an awful lot of room.
没有很多的空间。
I feel an awful lot better than I did yesterday.
我觉得身体比昨天好得多了。
I had an awful job persuading him to come(= it was very difficult) .
说服他来真是费劲死了。
3.
骇人听闻的;可怕的very shocking
the awful horrors of war
骇人听闻的战争恐怖情形
adv.
1.
(informal)
非常;极其very; extremely
Clint is awful smart.
克林特机灵极了。

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