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妄图
Simplified 妄图
Traditional 妄圖
Pin Yin
wang4 tu2
English
  • to try in vain
  • futile attempt
Examples:
1. 我这一辈子还从未听到过像这样在法律上玩世不恭,这样冷酷地,处心积虑地妄图破坏和逃避法律的行为。
Never in my life have I heard such sheer legal cynicism, such a cold-blooded and calculated attempt to bedevil and evade the law in my life!
2. 我们也无法妄图来描写哈丁先生的女儿接待哈丁先生时的那份欣喜。
Nor can we pretend to describe the rapture with which Mr. Harding was received by his daughter.
3. 那动物东撞西碰,妄图逃脱陷阱。
The animal thrashed about trying to get free from the trap.
4. 殖民主义者妄图扼杀那个国家的经济。
The colonialists tried in vain to crack down of (或upon) that country's economy.
5. 敌人妄图让我们同室操戈。
The enemy vainly attempted to make us fight against our own men.
6. 帝国主义者妄图镇压殖民地的解放运动。
The imperialists are trying in vain to suppress the liberation movement in the colonies.
7. 杀人犯妄图贿赂法官宣判他无罪。
The murderer tried to bribe the judge into convicting him of being unguilty.
8. 囚犯妄图逃跑。
The prisoner made a frustrate attempt to escape.
9. 他们认为我们在践踏神圣的地板,磁盘复制是一件很精彩的事情,我们最好不要妄图消除它。
They are thinking that we’re treading on holy ground: A pristine copy on disk is a wonderful thing, and we’d better not advocate getting rid of it.
10. 他们妄图使历史车轮倒转。
They vainly attempted to turn back the wheels of history.