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大灾难
Simplified 大灾难
Traditional 大災難
Pin Yin
da4 zai1 nan2
English
  • catastrophe
  • [Economy] catastrophe
Examples:
1. 由体虱传播的流行性斑疹伤寒是最严重的一型,为人类史上的一大灾难,与拥挤、骯脏的人们形影相随。
"Epidemic typhus, spread by the Body louse, is the most severe. It is one of the great scourges of history, associated with crowded, filthy conditions."
2. 他明明知道,除非有意外的什么力量来搭救他,不然的话,他现下正是在向一场大灾难闯过去。
He knew clearly that, unless some unforeseen aid should eventuate, he was heading straight toward a disaster.
3. 说他们遭到大灾难并全都死了的谣言到处流行。
Rumours were rife that they had met with a terrible disaster and that all were dead.
4. 克莱斯勒公司的大灾难发生在经过战后三十年科学管理的今天。
The Chrysler fiasco had occurred after thirty years of postwar, scientific management.
5. 威尼斯的洪水是一场大灾难
The flood in Venice was a major catastrophe.
6. 那场森林火灾是场大灾难
The forest fire was a catastrophe.
7. 通货膨胀这一大灾难主要是政府奢侈浪费所造成的后果。
The great evil of inflation is largely the result of government extravagance and waste.
8. 飓风给这一地区许多人带来很大灾难
The hurricane was a great misfortune for many people in the area.
9. 在加门特看来,不管谁是罪魁,只有彻底地动一次手术,全部承认错误,才能避免大场大灾难
Whoever was the culprit, in Garment's view, only radical surgery and the fullest admission of error could avert catastrophe.