Translation of "spent" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /spent/

Something that is spent has been used so that it no longer has any power or effectiveness

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。

literary tired

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。

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