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sour

US [saʊr]
UK [ˈsaʊə(r)]
  • n.酸味;痛苦;讨厌的东西;〈美〉酸味饮料
  • v.恶化;酸腐;使变酸腐
  • adj.酸的;有酸味的;酸腐的;馊的
  • Web发酸;酸味鸡尾酒;发酸的
Comparative Degree:sourer  Superlative:sourest  Simple Present:sours  Present Participle:souring  Past Tense:soured  
sour
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adj.
1.
酸的;有酸味的having a taste like that of a lemon or of fruit that is not ready to eat
sour apples
酸苹果
a sour flavour
酸味
2.
酸腐的;馊的having an unpleasant taste or smell because it is not fresh
to turn/go sour
馊了
3.
阴郁的;闷闷不乐的;没好气的not cheerful; bad-tempered and unpleasant
a sour and disillusioned woman
郁郁寡欢、幻想破灭的女人
a sour face
阴郁的脸色
The meeting ended on a sour note with several people walking out.
几个人退席,会议不欢而散。
IDM
Their relationship soon went sour.
他们的关系很快有了嫌隙。
go/turn sour
变坏;恶化;出毛病to stop being pleasant or working properly
Their relationship soon went sour.
他们的关系很快有了嫌隙。
He said he didn't want the job anyway, but that's just sour grapes.
他说他其实并不想干这份工作,这不过是吃不着葡萄就说葡萄酸而已。
sour grapes
酸葡萄(表示某人表面贬低某事物,实则是嫉妒)used to show that you think sb is jealous and is pretending that sth is not important
He said he didn't want the job anyway, but that's just sour grapes.
他说他其实并不想干这份工作,这不过是吃不着葡萄就说葡萄酸而已。
v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)变坏,恶化to change so that they become less pleasant or friendly than before; to make sth do this
The atmosphere at the house soured.
屋子里的气氛不对了。
The disagreement over trade tariffs has soured relations between the two countries.
贸易关税上的分歧导致两国关系恶化。
2.
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~ (sth)
(牛奶等)变味,酸腐;使变酸腐if milksours or if sthsours it, it becomes sour and has an unpleasant taste or smell

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