“quagmire”在英语词典中的解释及翻译

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“quagmire”在英语词典中的解释及翻译

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quagmirenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkwɒɡ.maɪər/ us /ˈkwæɡ.maɪr/

an area of soft, wet ground that you sink into if you try to walk on it:

At the end of the game, the pitch was a real quagmire.

a difficult and dangerous situation:

Since the coup, the country has sunk deeper into a quagmire of violence and lawlessness.

(quagmire在剑桥高级学习词典和同义词词典的解释 ©剑桥大学出版社)

“quagmire”在美式英语词典中的解释及翻译

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quagmirenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkwæɡˌmɑɪər, ˈkwɑɡ-/

a situation that can easily trap you so that you become involved with problems from which it is difficult to escape:

When I tried to get my tax situation straightened out with the government, I ran into a bureaucratic quagmire.

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