Translation of "ail" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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ailverb

uk /eɪl/ us /eɪl/

ail verb (CAUSE DIFFICULTY)

[ T ] formal to cause difficulty and problems for someone or something

困扰,使苦恼;使处境困难
The government seems to have no understanding of what ails the country. 政府好像不了解国家问题的症结所在。

ail verb (BE/MAKE ILL)

[ I or T ] old-fashioned to be ill, or to cause to be ill

(使)生病;(使)不适
She had been ailing for years before she died. 她去世前几年就一直病魔缠身。

(Translation of “ail” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)