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beggar

US [ˈbeɡər]
UK [ˈbeɡə(r)]
  • n.乞丐;叫花子;(与形容词连用)家伙
  • v.使贫穷;使匮乏
  • Web穷人;募捐者;乞儿
Plural Form:beggars  Present Participle:beggaring  Past Tense:beggared  
beggar
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n.
1.
乞丐;叫花子a person who lives by asking people for money or food
2.
(informal)
(与形容词连用)家伙used with an adjective to describe sb in a particular way
Aren't you dressed yet, you lazy beggar?
你这个懒虫还没穿好衣服吗?
IDM
beggars cant be choosers
要饭就不能嫌馊;给什么就得要什么people saybeggars can't be choosers when there is no choice and sb must be satisfied with what is available
v.
1.
~ sb/sth/yourself
使贫穷;使匮乏to make sb/sth very poor
Why should I beggar myself for you?
我为什么要为你受穷?
IDM
It beggars belief how things could have got this bad.
真是难以置信,情况怎么会恶化到这种地步。
beggar belief/description
难以相信;无法形容to be too extreme, shocking, etc. to believe/describe
It beggars belief how things could have got this bad.
真是难以置信,情况怎么会恶化到这种地步。

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