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offend

US [əˈfend]
UK [ə'fend]
  • v.冒犯;得罪;犯罪;令人不适
  • Web触犯;触怒;违犯
Simple Present:offends  Present Participle:offending  Past Tense:offended  
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v.
1.
[t][oftpass][i]
~ (sb)
得罪;冒犯to make sb feel upset because of sth you say or do that is rude or embarrassing
They'll be offended if you don't go to their wedding.
你若不参加他们的婚礼,他们会生气的。
Neil did not mean to offend anybody with his joke .
尼尔开那个玩笑并非想冒犯谁。
A TV interviewer must be careful not to offend.
电视采访者必须小心别得罪人。
2.
[t]
~ sb/sth
令人不适to seem unpleasant to sb
The smell from the farm offended some people.
农场散发的气味让一些人闻了不舒服。
an ugly building that offends the eye
一座丑陋碍眼的建筑物
3.
[i]
犯罪;犯法to commit a crime or crimes
He started offending at the age of 16.
他 16 岁就开始犯法。
4.
[i]
~ (against sb/sth)
违背(人情);违反(常理);有悖于to be against what people believe is morally right
comments that offend against people's religious beliefs
有悖人民宗教信仰的评论

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