wallow in sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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wallow in sth

phrasal verb with wallow uk   /ˈwɒl.əʊ/  us   /ˈwɑː.loʊ/ verb [I]

wallow in sth (ENJOY)

to ​allow yourself to ​enjoy something ​completely: My ​idea of a ​holiday is to ​stay in a ​five-starhotel and just ​wallow in ​luxury for a ​week.

wallow in sth (REMAIN UNHAPPY)

to ​remain in an ​unhappyemotionalstate without ​trying to get out of it, as if you are ​enjoying it or ​trying to get ​sympathy from other ​people: I ​wish she'd do something to ​help herself ​instead of just ​wallowing in ​self-pity!
(Definition of wallow in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wallow in sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 享受, 纵情享受, 放纵于…
in Chinese (Traditional) 享受, 縱情享受, 放縱於…
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