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fathom

US [ˈfæðəm]
UK ['fæðəm]
  • v.理解;彻底了解;弄清真相
  • n.英寻(测量水深单位,合 6 英尺或 1.8 米)
  • Web噚;推测;捉摸
Plural Form:fathoms  Present Participle:fathoming  Past Tense:fathomed  
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v.
1.
理解;彻底了解;弄清真相to understand or find an explanation for sth
It is hard to fathom the pain felt at the death of a child.
丧子之痛是难以体会的。
He couldn't fathom out what the man could possibly mean.
他弄不清这个男人的意思。
n.
1.
英寻(测量水深单位,合 6 英尺或 1.8 米)a unit for measuring the depth of water, equal to 6 feet or 1.8 metres
The ship sank in 20 fathoms.
船沉在水下 20 英寻处。
She kept her feelings hidden fathoms deep.
她把感情深深地隐藏在心中。

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