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proverbial

US [prəˈvɜrbiəl]
UK [prəˈvɜː(r)biəl]
  • adj.众所周知;谚语的;谚语表达的;如谚语所说的
  • Web众所周知的;格言般的;如同谚语的
Plural Form:proverbials  
proverbial
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adj.
1.
[obn]
谚语的;谚语表达的;如谚语所说的used to show that you are referring to a particular proverb or well-known phrase
Let's not count our proverbial chickens.
我们还是不要过分乐观。
2.
[nubn]
众所周知;著名well known and talked about by a lot of people
Their hospitality is proverbial.
他们的热情好客人人皆知。

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