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for want of
English: for want of
Chinese: n.因缺乏…;由於…不足
Examples:
1. For want of a richer word he picks up the military expression.
他想不出更生动贴切的字眼,就用了这个部队术语。
2. For want of anything better to do, he continued to read.
因为没有更好的事可做,他只好继续看书。
3. He did not get the promotion for want of judgment.
他因缺乏判断力而未获提升。
4. He failed for want of help.
我因为没有帮助而失败。
5. I' ll take this one for want of a better.
既然没有好点的,我就要这个吧。(不得已而求其次,我就拿这个吧。)
6. Immodest words admit of no defense, for want of modesty is want of sense.
言谈傲慢,唯有一种解释:不够谦虚,来自缺乏见识。
7. It was not for want of trying; it was not because he was lazy.
这并不是因为他不努力,也不是因为他懒惰。
8. My father was faint for want of water and fell to the ground.
父亲由于缺水,昏过去倒在地上。
9. My head aches for want of sleep.
我因为睡眠不足而头痛。
10. They may have grown a little awry for want of attention.
因为缺少关怀,它们长得有点歪了。