desert verb (LEAVE BEHIND) translate to Mandarin Chinese
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desert

verb [T] (LEAVE BEHIND)
丢下
 
 
/dɪˈzɜːt/ US  /-ˈzɝːt/
to leave someone without help or in a difficult situation and not come back
抛弃,丢弃
He deserted his wife and family for another woman.
他为了另一个女人抛弃妻子和家庭。
Departing
If a quality deserts you, you suddenly and temporarily lose it
失去,丧失
All my confidence/courage deserted me when I walked into the exam room.
进入考场后,我的全部信心/勇气都丧失了。
Losing and lossWinning and losing
(Definition of desert verb (LEAVE BEHIND) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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