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haunt

US [hɔnt]
UK [hɔːnt]
  • v.(鬼魂)出没;(不快的事情)萦绕于脑际;长期不断地缠扰(某人)
  • n.常去的场所;消磨时光的去处
  • Web常到;闹鬼;常去的地方
Simple Present:haunts  Present Participle:haunting  Past Tense:haunted  
haunt
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v.
1.
~ sth/sb
(鬼魂)出没if the ghost of a dead personhaunts a place, people say that they have seen it there
A headless rider haunts the country lanes.
一个无头骑士常出没于乡间的小路上。
2.
~ sb
(不快的事情)萦绕于脑际,难以忘却if sth unpleasanthaunts you, it keeps coming to your mind so that you cannot forget it
The memory of that day still haunts me.
我的脑海中还常常回想起那天的情景。
For years she was haunted by guilt.
多年来她一直感到愧疚。
3.
~ sb
长期不断地缠扰(某人)to continue to cause problems for sb for a long time
That decision came back to haunt him .
那个决定对他造成无法摆脱的困扰。
n.
1.
常去的场所;消磨时光的去处a place that sb visits often or where they spend a lot of time
The pub is a favourite haunt of artists.
这家酒吧是艺术家最爱光顾的地方。

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