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disappoint

US [ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪnt]
UK [.dɪsə'pɔɪnt]
  • v.使失望;使破灭;使落空
  • Web使受挫折;使沮丧;令失望
Simple Present:disappoints  Present Participle:disappointing  Past Tense:disappointed  
disappoint
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sb).(it disappoints sb that…)
使失望to make sb feel sad because sth that they hope for or expect to happen does not happen or is not as good as they hoped
Her decision to cancel the concert is bound to disappoint her fans.
她决定取消这场音乐会,肯定会使她的歌迷失望。
I hate to disappoint you, but I'm just not interested.
我不想使你扫兴,但我确实不感兴趣。
The movie had disappointed her(= it wasn't as good as she had expected) .
这部电影使她失望。
His latest novel does not disappoint.
他最近发表的这部小说没有使人失望。
2.
[t]
~ sth
使破灭;使落空to prevent sth that sb hopes for from becoming a reality
The new government had soon disappointed the hopes of many of its supporters.
新政府不久便使许多支持者的希望破灭了。

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