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doom

US [dum]
UK [duːm]
  • n.厄运;毁灭;劫数;死亡
  • v.使…注定失败(或遭殃、死亡等)
  • Web毁灭战士;末日;毁灭金属
Simple Present:dooms  Present Participle:dooming  Past Tense:doomed  
doom
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n.
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死亡;毁灭;厄运;劫数death or destruction; any terrible event that you cannot avoid
to meet your doom
死亡
She had a sense of impending doom(= felt that sth very bad was going to happen) .
她预感到厄运已经逼近。
IDM
Despite the obvious setbacks, it is not all doom and gloom for the England team.
尽管明显受挫,但对英格兰队来说绝非胜利无望。
doom and gloom|gloom and doom
悲观失望;无望;前景暗淡a general feeling of having lost all hope, and of pessimism(= expecting things to go badly)
Despite the obvious setbacks, it is not all doom and gloom for the England team.
尽管明显受挫,但对英格兰队来说绝非胜利无望。
The prophets of doom who said television would kill off the book were wrong.
认为电视会扼杀书籍的悲观预言家完全错了。
prophet of doom|doom merchant
末日预言者a person who predicts that things will go very badly
The prophets of doom who said television would kill off the book were wrong.
认为电视会扼杀书籍的悲观预言家完全错了。
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb/sth (to sth).~ sb/sth to do sth
使…注定失败(或遭殃、死亡等)to make sb/sth certain to fail, suffer, die, etc.
The plan was doomed to failure .
这个计划注定要失败。
The marriage was doomed from the start .
这桩婚姻从一开始就注定要破裂。

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