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covet

US [ˈkʌvət]
UK ['kʌvət]
  • v.觊觎;渴望;妄想(别人东西)
  • Web垂涎;贪求;贪图
Simple Present:covets  Present Participle:coveting  Past Participle:coveted  
covet
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~ sth
渴望;贪求(尤指别人的东西);觊觎to want sth very much, especially sth that belongs to sb else
He had long coveted the chance to work with a famous musician.
他一直渴望有机会与著名音乐家合作。
They are this year's winners of the coveted trophy(= that everyone would like to win) .
他们获得了本年度人人觊觎的大奖。

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