Translation of "atone for sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

atone for sth

formal phrasal verb with atone uk /əˈtəʊn/ us /əˈtoʊn/ verb

to do something that shows that you are sorry for something bad that you did

赎(罪);弥补,补偿(过错)
The country's leader has expressed a wish to atone for his actions in the past. 该国领导人表示愿意为其以前的行为向世人谢罪。

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

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