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spite

US [spaɪt]
UK [spaɪt]
  • n.怨恨;恶意
  • v.故意使烦恼;存心使苦恼
  • Web遗恨;刁难;泄愤
Simple Present:spites  Present Participle:spiting  Past Tense:spited  
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n.
1.
[u]
恶意;怨恨a feeling of wanting to hurt or upset sb
I'm sure he only said it out of spite .
我相信他只是为了泄愤才那么说的。
IDM
In spite of his age, he still leads an active life.
尽管年事已高,他依旧过着一种忙碌的生活。
They went swimming in spite of all the danger signs.
他们无视那么多警告牌,还是去游泳了。
English became the official language for business in spite of the fact that the population was largely Chinese.
虽然当地居民主要是中国人,英语却成了商业上正式使用的语言。
in spite of sth
不管;尽管if you say that sb did sthin spite of a fact, you mean it is surprising that that fact did not prevent them from doing it
In spite of his age, he still leads an active life.
尽管年事已高,他依旧过着一种忙碌的生活。
They went swimming in spite of all the danger signs.
他们无视那么多警告牌,还是去游泳了。
English became the official language for business in spite of the fact that the population was largely Chinese.
虽然当地居民主要是中国人,英语却成了商业上正式使用的语言。
He fell asleep, in spite of himself.
他还是不由自主地睡着了。
in spite of yourself
不由自主地if you do sthin spite of yourself , you do it although you did not intend or expect to
He fell asleep, in spite of himself.
他还是不由自主地睡着了。
v.
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~ sb
故意使烦恼;存心使苦恼to deliberately annoy or upset sb
They're playing the music so loud just to spite us.
他们把音乐放得这么响就是存心要搅扰我们。

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