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ominous

adjective
 
 
/ˈɒm.ɪ.nəs/ US  /ˈɑː.mə-/
suggesting that something unpleasant is likely to happen
恶兆的;不祥的;不吉利的
There was an ominous silence when I asked whether my contract was going to be renewed.
当我询问我的合同是否将续签时,回答我的是不祥的沉默。
The engine had been making an ominous sound all the way from London.
从伦敦出发后,一路上发动机一直发出一种不正常的声音。
ominous dark clouds
不祥的乌云
Predicting things and intuition
ominously
 
 
/ˈɒm.ɪ.nə.sli/ US  /ˈɑː.mə-/ adverb
I went into the kitchen and found him lying ominously still on the floor.
我走进厨房,发现他一动不动地躺在地板上,情况不妙。
Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of ominous from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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