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plague

US [pleɪɡ]
UK [pleɪɡ]
  • n.瘟疫;死亡率高的传染病;祸患
  • v.困扰;折磨;给…造成长时间的痛苦(或麻烦);使受煎熬
  • Web鼠疫;天灾;使苦恼
Plural Form:plagues  Present Participle:plaguing  Past Tense:plagued  
plague
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n.
1.
[u]
死亡率高的传染病;瘟疫any infectious disease that kills a lot of people
the plague of AIDS
艾滋病这种严重的传染病
2.
[c]
~ of sth
(大批动物或昆虫肆虐造成的)灾害,祸患large numbers of an animal or insect that come into an area and cause great damage
a plague of locusts/rats, etc.
蝗灾、鼠害等
v.
1.
~ sb/sth (with sth)
给…造成长时间的痛苦(或麻烦);困扰;折磨;使受煎熬to cause pain or trouble to sb/sth over a period of time
to be plagued by doubt
为疑虑所困扰
Financial problems are plaguing the company.
财政问题使这家公司焦头烂额。
The team has been plagued by injury this season.
本赛季这支队一直为队员受伤所困扰。
2.
~ sb (with sth)
纠缠;缠磨;缠扰to annoy sb or create problems, especially by asking for sth, demanding attention, etc.
Rock stars have to get used to being plagued by autograph hunters.
摇滚歌星必须习惯歌迷要求签名的纠缠。

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