Translation of "desert" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

desert

verb [ T ] (LEAVE BEHIND) 丟下 uk us /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。

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。

(Translation of “desert verb (LEAVE BEHIND)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)