Go to Bing homepage

dead end

US 
UK 
  • n.一头封死的道路(或通道等);绝境;僵局
  • Web死胡同;死角;死路
Plural Form:dead ends  
dead end
Show examples
n.
1.
一头封死的道路(或通道等)a road, passage, etc. that is closed at one end
The first street we tried turned out to be a dead end.
我们想走的头一条路结果是条死胡同。
2.
绝境;僵局a point at which you can make no further progress in what you are doing
We had come to a dead end in our research.
我们的研究工作已陷入绝境。
He's in a dead-end job in the local factory(= one with low wages and no hope of promotion) .
他在当地工厂的工作是没有前途的。
These negotiations are a dead-end street(= they have reached a point where no further progress is possible) .
谈判陷入僵局。

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
More sentence filters
Hide sentence filters