3323 contempt

今天我们要学的词是 contempt.

contempt 的意思是藐视,不尊敬,常见用法是in contempt of。 House Democrats are threatening to hold key Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over information or to testify about their actions. 众议院民主党人威胁说,将对不提供信息或为其行为作证的特朗普政府重要官员控以藐视国会罪名。

In 2012, the Republican-led House of Representatives held then Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for failing to turn over documents related to a gun-trafficking scandal. 2012年,共和党人领导的众议院判定当时的司法部长霍尔德蔑视国会,原因是他没有提交与一个枪支走私丑闻相关的文件。

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