Translation of "smack of sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

smack of sth

phrasal verb with smack /smæk/ verb

If something smacks of an unpleasant quality, it seems to have that quality

带有…意味,带有…迹象
The whole affair smacks of mismanagement and incompetence. 整件事让人觉得有点儿管理不善,当事人能力欠缺。

(Translation of “smack of sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)