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作罢
Simplified 作罢
Traditional 作罷
Pin Yin
zuo4 ba4
English
  • give up; relinquish
Examples:
1. “我不可能揍玛基姑妈,那么看来我只好忍受下去了。”裘叹了口气,只好作罢
"I can't thrash Aunt March, so I suppose I shall have to bear it." And Jo resigned herself with a sigh.
2. 由于风势太大,追捕只好作罢
Because of a squall the chase has to be called off.
3. 他想动手给雪妮调一杯,再想想不妥就作罢了。
He was about to mix a glass for Sidney, but thought better of it at the last moment.
4. 务祈作罢
I conjure you by all that is holy to desist.
5. 如果连续五天接不上头,就改为隔天去一次,若在两星期内仍接不上,只好作罢
If no contact was made for five successive days one went there on alternate days for two weeks. After that one gave up.
6. 这是枉费力气,他挣脱不了,所以只好作罢
It was no use, he could not break away, so he gave up.
7. 这件事只好作罢了。
The matter will have to be dropped.
8. 现在必须有平等待遇,否则作罢
There must be an even adjustment here or nothing.
9. 任意作罢
To leave of one's own free will
10. 托比·坦普尔去找过萨姆·温特斯好几次,但每次都被他那母夜叉似的秘书给打发回来,结果只好作罢
Toby Temple had tried to reach Sam Winters half a dozen times, but he was never able to get past his bitch of a secretary, and he finally gave up.