Translation of "reek of sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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reek of sth

phrasal verb with reek uk /riːk/ us /riːk/ verb [ I ] informal

If an event or situation reeks of an unpleasant quality, it seems to be caused by or connected to that quality.

His promotion reeks of favouritism. 他的升职明显有偏向的成分在内。

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

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