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awkward

US [ˈɔkwərd]
UK [ˈɔːkwə(r)d]
  • adj.令人尴尬的;使人难堪的;难对付的;难处理的
  • Web笨拙的;囧女珍娜;棘手的
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adj.
1.
令人尴尬的;使人难堪的making you feel embarrassed
There was an awkward silence.
一阵令人尴尬的沉默。
2.
难对付的;难处理的difficult to deal with
Don't ask awkward questions.
不要问难答的问题。
You've put me in an awkward position.
你使得我狼狈不堪。
an awkward customer(= a person who is difficult to deal with)
难对付的家伙
Please don't be awkward about letting him come.
关于让他来这事请你不要作梗。
3.
不方便的not convenient
Have I come at an awkward time?
我来得不是时候吧?
4.
(因形状、设计而)产生困难的,危险的difficult or dangerous because of its shape or design
This box is very awkward for one person to carry.
这只箱子一个人很不好搬。
5.
(动作)笨拙的;不舒适的not moving in an easy way; not comfortable
He tried to dance, but he was too clumsy and awkward.
他试着跳舞,但是太笨拙,太别扭。
I must have slept in an awkward position─I'm aching all over.
我肯定是睡姿不当,搞得全身疼痛。

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