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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “ominous”

ominous

adjective     /ˈɒm.ɪ.nəs/ US  /ˈɑː.mə-/
suggesting that something unpleasant is likely to happen
惡兆的;不祥的;不吉利的
There was an ominous silence when I asked whether my contract was going to be renewed .
當我詢問我會否獲得續約時,回答我的是不祥的沉默。
The engine had been making an ominous sound all the way from London.
從倫敦出發後,一路上引擎一直發出一種不正常的聲音。
ominous dark clouds
不祥的烏雲
Predicting things and intuition
ominously     /ˈɒm.ɪ.nə.sli/ US  /ˈɑː.mə-/ adverb I went into the kitchen and found him lying ominously still on the floor .
我走進廚房,發現他一動不動地躺在地板上,情況不妙。
Predicting things and intuition
(Definition of ominous adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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