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backfire

US [ˈbækˌfaɪr]
UK [ˌbækˈfaɪə(r)]
  • n.回火;(故意引燃以阻止野火蔓延的)迎火;(摩托车的)放气声
  • v.回火;产生事与愿违的不良(或危险)后果;逆火
  • Web产生反效果;适得其反;逆弧
Simple Present:backfires  Present Participle:backfiring  Past Tense:backfired  
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (on sb)
产生事与愿违的不良(或危险)后果to have the opposite effect to the one intended, with bad or dangerous results
Unfortunately the plan backfired.
不幸的是,计划产生了适得其反的结果。
2.
[i]
逆火;回火to make a sudden noise like an explosion

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