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reek of sth

phrasal verb with reek uk   us   /riːk/ verb [I] informal
If an event or situation reeks of an unpleasant quality, it seems to be caused by or connected to that quality: His promotion reeks of favouritism.
Translations of “reek of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明顯帶有,充滿(令人不快的特性)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明显带有,充满(令人不快的特性)…
(Definition of reek of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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