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confound

US [kənˈfaʊnd]
UK [kən'faʊnd]
  • v.使困惑惊讶;使惊疑;证明…有错;战胜(敌人)
  • Web使混淆;挫败;使狼狈
Simple Present:confounds  Present Participle:confounding  Past Tense:confounded  
confound
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v.
1.
~ sb
使困惑惊讶;使惊疑to confuse and surprise sb
The sudden rise in share prices has confounded economists.
股价的突然上涨使经济学家大惑不解。
2.
~ sb/sth
证明…有错to prove sb/sth wrong
to confound expectations
证明期望有误
She confounded her critics and proved she could do the job.
她驳倒了批评者的看法,证明自己能够胜任那项工作。
3.
~ sb
击败,战胜(敌人)to defeat an enemy

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