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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “contrive”


verb [T]     /kənˈtraɪv/
to arrange a situation or event , or arrange for something to happen , using clever planning
Couldn't you contrive a meeting between them? I think they'd be ideally suited .
[+ to infinitive] Somehow she contrived to get tickets for the concert .
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
to invent and/or make a device or other object in a clever and possibly unusual way
Do you think you could contrive something for hanging my clothes on until I can get a wardrobe ?
Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producing
(Definition of contrive verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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