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dread

verb [T]
 
 
/dred/
to feel extremely worried or frightened about something that is going to happen or that might happen
对…感到恐惧;害怕;担心
He's dreading his driving test - he's sure he's going to fail.
他在为驾照考试而担心——他觉得自己肯定过不了。
[+ -ing verb] I'm dreading having to meet his parents.
因为不得不见他的父母,我很害怕。
AfraidCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
dread to think used to say that you do not want to think about something because it is too worrying
不愿想;不敢想
I dread to think what would happen if he was left to cope on his own.
我不敢想象,如果让他自己去应付会怎么样。
Anxious and worried
(Definition of dread verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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