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mire

US [maɪr]
UK [maɪə(r)]
  • n.淤泥;污辱;酸沼
  • v.使溅满泥泞;使为难;陷入泥坑;进退不得
  • Web泥潭;泥沼;困境
Plural Form:mires  Past Participle:mired  Present Participle:miring  
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泥潭;泥沼an area of deep mud
The wheels sank deeper into the mire.
轮子在泥潭中陷得更深了。
My name had been dragged through the mire(= my reputation was ruined) .
我的名声受到了玷污。
The government was sinking deeper and deeper into the mire(= getting further into a difficult situation) .
政府在泥潭中越陷越深。

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