Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “a bitter pill (to swallow)”

a bitter pill (to swallow)

something that is very unpleasant but which must be accepted
不得不吞的苦果;必須接受的殘酷事實
Losing to a younger player was a bitter pill to swallow.
輸給了更為年輕的對手是殘酷的事實。
Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of a bitter pill (to swallow) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Difficult things and people, but you might be interested in these topics from the Easy and difficult topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “a bitter pill (to swallow)” in other dictionaries

Translations of “a bitter pill (to swallow)”

Word of the Day

monster

any imaginary frightening creature, especially one that is large and strange

Word of the Day

What’s that lovely smell?

by Kate Woodford,
October 29, 2014
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either

Read More 

high-frequency trading noun

October 27, 2014
a type of stock market trading that uses very complex technology to trade extremely quickly, often making tiny profits which nevertheless add up to substantial sums Lewis’s book, Flash Boys, is driving a huge amount of attention toward the topic of high frequency trading, and it has rekindled some of

Read More