Video: pronunciation of 'pretext'
That experience may have provided the pretext for his removal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some fear that the violence could be used as a pretext to cancel or delay elections. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It cannot be used as a pretext for reducing the number of night staff. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of course such action is always highly debatable and often used as a pretext for something much more sinister. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In such cases, consult a library or use the pretext of doing research to gain access. Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)But war was its pretext. Somewhere East of Life (1994)When taking a text, be careful of the context lest the text becomes the pretext for saying something you want to say. Christianity Today (2000)Grandpa's birthday provides a good pretext for a knees-up but a family reunion can be planned for its own sake. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， pretext 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: pretext /ˈpriːtɛkst/ NOUN
A pretext is a reason which you pretend has caused you to do something.
I went into his bedroom on the pretext of looking for a book.
- 美式英语: pretext
- 阿拉伯语: حُجَّة
- 巴西葡萄牙语: pretexto
- 简体中文: 借口
- 克罗地亚语: izgovor
- 捷克语: záminka
- 丹麦语: påskud
- 荷兰语: voorwendsel
- 欧洲西班牙语: pretexto
- 芬兰语: tekosyy
- 法语: prétexte
- 德语: Vorwand
- 希腊语: πρόφαση
- 意大利语: pretesto
- 日语: 口実
- 韩语: 핑계
- 挪威语: påskudd
- 波兰语: pretekst
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: pretexto
- 罗马尼亚语: pretext
- 俄语: предлог
- 西班牙语: pretexto
- 瑞典语: förevändning
- 泰语: ข้ออ้าง
- 土耳其语: bahane
- 乌克兰语: вигаданий привід
- 越南语: cớ
pretext 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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