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tempt

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  • v.诱惑;引诱;怂恿;劝诱
  • Web吸引;试探;尝试
Simple Present:tempts  Present Participle:tempting  Past Tense:tempted  
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v.
1.
引诱;诱惑to attract sb or make sb want to do or have sth, even if they know it is wrong
I was tempted by the dessert menu.
甜点菜单馋得我垂涎欲滴。
Don't tempt thieves by leaving valuables clearly visible.
别把贵重物品放在显眼处招贼。
I was tempted to take the day off.
我动了心,想那一天休假。
2.
劝诱;鼓动;怂恿;利诱to persuade or try to persuade sb to do sth that you want them to do, for example by offering them sth
How can we tempt young people into engineering?
我们怎么才能吸引年轻人学习工程学呢?
Nothing would tempt me to live here.
什么也吸引不了我到这里居住。

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