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embarrassing

US [ɪmˈberəsɪŋ]
UK [ɪmˈbærəsɪŋ]
  • adj.使人害羞的(或难堪的、惭愧的);使显得愚蠢的(或不诚实的等)
  • v.“embarrass”的现在分词
  • Web令人尴尬的;令人为难的;令人难堪的
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adj.
1.
使人害羞的(或难堪的、惭愧的)making you feel shy, awkward or ashamed
an embarrassing mistake/question/situation
令人难堪的错误╱问题╱处境
It can be embarrassing for children to tell complete strangers about such incidents.
让孩子们向素不相识的人讲述这样的事情可能是难为了他们。
It was so embarrassing having to sing in public.
非得在众人面前唱歌太令人难为情了。
2.
使显得愚蠢的(或不诚实的等)causing sb to look stupid, dishonest, etc.
The report is likely to prove highly embarrassing to the government.
这份报告可能会让政府非常尴尬。

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