Translation of "quagmire" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

quagmirenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkwɒɡ.maɪər/ us /ˈkwæɡ.maɪr/

an area of soft, wet ground that you sink into if you try to walk on it

沼泽地,泥潭
At the end of the game, the pitch was a real quagmire. 在比赛最后阶段,场地变得一片泥泞。

a difficult and dangerous situation

困境,危险的境地
Since the coup, the country has sunk deeper into a quagmire of violence and lawlessness. 自政变以来,该国陷入了暴力肆虐、法律缺失的境地,而且情况越来越严重。

(Translation of “quagmire” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)