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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “inkling”

inkling

noun [C usually singular, U]
 
 
/ˈɪŋ.klɪŋ/
when you think that something is true or likely to happen, although you are not certain
略知;模糊的印象
[+ that] I didn't have the slightest inkling that she was unhappy.
我根本不知道她不高兴。
He must have had some inkling of what was happening.
他当时对发生的事一定有所了解。
Ideas, concepts and theoriesPredicting things and intuition
(Definition of inkling from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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