Translation of "wrong-foot" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb uk us /ˌrɒŋˈfʊt/ US  /ˌrɑːŋ-/

[ T ] UK in a sport, to hit or kick the ball so that the other player believes the ball will go in the opposite direction to the one in which it will really go in order to make them move in the wrong direction


[ T often passive ] to cause someone to be in a difficult situation by doing something unexpected

The company was completely wrong-footed by the dollar's sudden recovery. 美元的突然復甦,使那家公司完全措手不及。

(Translation of “wrong-foot” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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