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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “spent”

spent

adjective
 
 
/spent/
Something that is spent has been used so that it no longer has any power or effectiveness
用尽的;失效的
spent bullets/matches
乏弹/用过的火柴
After several defeats in a row, people are starting to say that the team is a spent force.
球队经历了一连串的失利之后,人们开始认为他们已雄风不再。
Using and misusing
literary tired
疲惫的
We arrived home spent after our long journey.
长途旅行之后,我们回到家时已疲惫不堪。
Tired and making tired
(Definition of spent adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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