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lily-livered
[ˈlɪli lɪvəd] [ˈlɪli lɪvərd]

  • adj. 胆怯的

英英释义

lily-livered [ 'lili,livəd ]

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 柯林斯英汉双解大词典 

lily-livered

  • 1. 

    ADJ cowardly; timid 胆怯的

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双语例句权威例句

  • But its lily-livered approach might, in fact, be the right one.

    实际上这种胆小做法也许正确

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  • The Tory right cheered, knowing which alternative, non-lily-livered model of prime minister he had in mind.

    右派欢呼雀跃,他们知道心里胆怯替代首相是谁。

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  • Workers can't get to work or have to stay at home to look after children because lily-livered head teachers have decided icy playgrounds are dangerous.

    工人们没法上班或者必须家里照看小孩——因为胆小怕事校长认定结冰的操场危险了。

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  • The more lily-livered Arab states, who shunned Libya, can now perhaps be forgiven, under the latest banner, Arab-African unity.

    ECONOMIST: Libya and Africa

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