Translation of "contrive" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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contriveverb [ T ]

uk /kənˈtraɪv/ us /kənˈtraɪv/

to arrange a situation or event, or arrange for something to happen, using clever planning

巧妙安排;謀劃,策劃
Couldn't you contrive a meeting between them? I think they'd really like each other. 你不能為他們安排一次會面嗎?我想他們倆會挺配的。
[ + to infinitive ] Somehow she contrived to get tickets for the concert. 她不知透過甚麽方式得到了音樂會的門票。

to invent and/or make a device or other object in a clever and possibly unusual way

設計;發明;創造
Do you think you could contrive something for hanging my clothes on until I can get a wardrobe? 你能設計個東西讓我在買到衣櫃前掛衣服嗎?

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