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gadfly
English: gadfly
Chinese: ['gædflai]
n. 形似苍蝇, 牛虻, 讨厌的人
【医】 虻
Examples:
1. "The gadfly, Martin Eden, Pavel Korchagin, and...."
“牛虻,马丁 - 伊登,保尔 - 柯察金,还有……”
2. "your Eminence was always famous for truthfulness,"the gadfly put in bitterly
“主教大人是一直马诚实出名的。”牛虻挖苦地插进来。
3. Behind the car came a motley string of figures--street Arabs, beggars, clowns turning somersaults and costermongers hawking their wares. (E. Voynich, The gadfly, part II, ch. V)
那辆马车后面跟着一大群各色各样的人物——流浪儿、乞丐、一路翻着筋斗的小丑以及叫卖的小贩。
4. But he served his city in several capacities--as citizen and soldier and as gadfly and philosopher, a role he believed had been aid upon him by God.
但他尽各方面的才能为他的城市服务——既是一位好公民、好士兵,又是一位尖锐的社会批评者和深邃的哲学家,他认为这些都是神赋予他的义务。
5. Egypt is a beautiful heifer, but a gadfly is coming against her from the north.
埃及是肥美的母牛犊。但出于北方的毁灭(作牛虻)到了。来到了。
6. She sent a gadfly to torment Io, who, in her flight, swam through the sea, named after her, Ionian.
她派遣了一只牛虻去折磨伊俄。伊俄四处躲藏,游过了大海,这海从些就以她命名叫伊奥尼亚海。
7. She'd been there 30 years but was still a gadfly.
尽管在那儿干了30多年,她 与职工之间依然直来直去,有时也刺儿你一下。
8. She'd been there 30 years but was still a gadfly. I loved that.
尽管在那儿干了30多年,她与职工之间依然直来直去,有时也刺儿你一下,我就喜欢她的那种性格。
9. So she sent a gadfly to bother the poor cow.
所以她派了一只牛蝇去打扰这只可怜的牛。
10. The gadfly's endurance was failing him at last.
牛虻的忍受力也终于不能维持了。