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dread

verb [T]
 
 
/dred/
to feel extremely worried or frightened about something that is going to happen or that might happen
對…感到恐懼;害怕;擔心
He's dreading his driving test - he's sure he's going to fail.
他在為駕照考試而擔心——他覺得自己肯定過不了。
[+ -ing verb] I'm dreading having to meet his parents.
因為不得不見他的父母,我很害怕。
AfraidCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
dread to think used to say that you do not want to think about something because it is too worrying
不願想;不敢想
I dread to think what would happen if he was left to cope on his own.
我不敢想像,如果讓他自己去應付會怎麼樣。
Anxious and worried
(Definition of dread verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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