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desert

verb [T] (LEAVE BEHIND)
丟下
 
 
/dɪˈzɜːt/ US  /-ˈzɝːt/
to leave someone without help or in a difficult situation and not come back
拋棄,丟棄
He deserted his wife and family for another woman.
他為了另一個女人,拋棄妻子和家庭。
Departing
If a quality deserts you, you suddenly and temporarily lose it
失去,喪失
All my confidence/courage deserted me when I walked into the exam room.
進入試場後,我完全喪失信心/勇氣。
Losing and lossWinning and losing
(Definition of desert verb (LEAVE BEHIND) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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