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embarrass

US [ɪmˈberəs]
UK [ɪmˈbærəs]
  • v.(尤指在社交场合)使窘迫;使困惑;使为难;使陷入困境
  • Web使尴尬;使困窘;使局促不安
Simple Present:embarrasses  Present Participle:embarrassing  Past Tense:embarrassed  
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v.
1.
(尤指在社交场合)使窘迫,使尴尬to make sb feel shy, awkward or ashamed, especially in a social situation
Her questions about my private life embarrassed me.
她询问我的私生活使我感到很尴尬。
I didn't want to embarrass him by kissing him in front of his friends.
我并不想当着他的朋友吻他而使他感到难堪。
It embarrassed her to meet strange men in the corridor at night.
夜里在走廊上遇见陌生男人使她感到很不好意思。
2.
~ sb
使困惑;使为难;使陷入困境to cause problems or difficulties for sb
The speech was deliberately designed to embarrass the prime minister.
这个发言是故意为难首相。

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