3194 loom

今天我们要学的词是 loom.

loom 的意思是隐约显现、逼近,特别是指不详的事情。

A looming $34 billion deficit in 2019 has economists warning that Brazil is only a year or two away from a full-blown crisis without drastic spending cuts or substantial tax increases. 经济学家预计,巴西2019年将出现340亿美元的赤字,如果不大幅削减开支或增加税收,巴西将在一两年内爆发全面危机。

When Australia's defense and foreign affairs ministers sat down with their Japanese counterparts in Sydney at their Two-Plus-Two gathering, China - though not present - loomed large. 当澳大利亚和日本的国防和外交部长在悉尼举行一年一度的二加二会谈时,没有在场的中国是会谈的突出议题。

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