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riddle

US [ˈrɪd(ə)l]
UK ['rɪd(ə)l]
  • n.谜;谜语;神秘事件;无法解释的情况
  • v.使布满窟窿
  • Web粗筛;里德尔;谜题
Plural Form:riddles  Present Participle:riddling  Past Tense:riddled  
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n.
1.
谜;谜语a question that is difficult to understand, and that has a surprising answer, that you ask sb as a game
Stop talking in riddles(= saying things that are confusing) ─say what you mean.
别拐弯抹角了,有话直说。
to solve the riddle of the Sphinx
解开斯芬克斯之谜
2.
神秘事件;无法解释的情况a mysterious event or situation that you cannot explain
the riddle of how the baby died
婴儿死亡之谜
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb/sth (with sth)
使布满窟窿to make a lot of holes in sb/sth
The car was riddled with bullets .
这辆车被子弹打得千疮百孔。
IDM
His body was riddled with cancer.
癌瘤遍布他的全身。
Her typing was slow and riddled with mistakes.
她打字很慢而且错误百出。
be riddled with sth
充满;充斥to be full of sth, especially sth bad or unpleasant
His body was riddled with cancer.
癌瘤遍布他的全身。
Her typing was slow and riddled with mistakes.
她打字很慢而且错误百出。

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