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Translation of "contrive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

contrive

verb [T]     /kənˈtraɪv/
to arrange a situation or event, or arrange for something to happen, using clever planning 巧妙安排;谋划,策划 Couldn't you contrive a meeting between them? I think they'd be ideally suited. 你不能为他们安排一次会面吗?我想他们俩会挺般配的。 [+ to infinitive] Somehow she contrived to get tickets for the concert. 她不知通过什么方式搞到了音乐会的门票。 Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping to invent and/or make a device or other object in a clever and possibly unusual way 设计;发明;创造 Do you think you could contrive something for hanging my clothes on until I can get a wardrobe? 你能设计个东西让我在买到衣橱前挂衣服吗? Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
(Definition of contrive from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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