3174 dire

今天我们要学的词是 dire. dire is spelled d-i-r-e, dire.

Dire 是非常严峻的、极为令人担忧的意思,Jack Ma, the co-founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and one of China's richest men, gave a dire warning that the escalating trade war with the U.S. is going to be severe and long-lasting,阿里巴巴集团的共同创始人和中国首富马云发出一个可怕的警告说,与美国日趋升级的贸易战将会是严重而旷日持久的。常用短语dire straits 是指困境,Turkey's once bustling shopping malls are in dire straits amid currency woes,土耳其一度繁华的购物中心因货币贬值而陷入困境。

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