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gaffe
English: gaffe
Chinese: [gæf]
n. 过失, 失态, 出丑
Examples:
1. Following the embarrassing Christmas Day gaffe, several senior editorial staff was suspended.
在圣诞节出丑之后,几个主要的编辑被停职。
2. He didn't realize what a gaffe he'd made.
他没意识到自己已出乖露丑.
3. He would have to make amends for his monumental gaffe of earlier today.
他一定得对今天早上极端失礼的行为进行补救。
4. History indicates that a bad performance,particularly a telling gaffe,can badly damage a candidate in the polls.
历史表明,如果候选人表现不佳,特别是失言之举,会使他们在大选中严重受损。
5. I had no idea of the gaffe which I was committing.
我不清楚我犯了什么错误。
6. Over his career he was renowned for telling jokes, summing up issues with memorable lines, and making the odd gaffe.
在他的职业生涯中,他因善于开玩笑,妙语连珠和时不时的出丑而出名。
7. ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada- A diplomatic gaffe marred Saturday's inauguration of a China-financed stadium on this Caribbean island when a band performed the national anthem of Chinese rival Taiwan.
格林纳达,圣乔治-一桩外交错误破坏了在这个加勒比海岛屿上的一个中国援建的体育馆的落成典礼--乐队演奏了中国的对手台湾的国歌。
8. The British press had a field day reporting President Bush's " royal gaffe" today, printing pictures of Mr. Bush sitting down before Queen Elizabeth at a photo session preceding the dinner at Buckingham Palace.
英国记者报导布什总统今天“对皇家失礼”时大做文章,登出布什先生在白金汉宫宴前摄影时先女王而从的照片。
9. The excursion had in his eyes been a monstrous gaffe, a breach of sensibility and good taste&b{Mary McCarthy)
那次谈话中的离题在他看来太出丑了,简直就是失去理智后的胡言乱语,毫无高尚趣味可言(玛丽 麦卡锡)
10. Wuduo stuck out her tongue in dismay at her gaffe.
五多把舌伸伸,表示口不关风说错了话。