用中文说: "Draw a blank"

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 用中文说: "Draw a blank"

Draw a blank

【中文】徒劳、无果、然并卵

     Túláo, wú guǒ, rán bìng luǎn

【解释】 Something that one cannot have and so mocks it as if were never desirable.

【例句】

- I tried hard to remember her phone number but drew a blank.

 我努力记她的电话号码但并没记住。

 Wǒ nǔlì jì tā de diànhuà hàomǎ dàn bìng méi jì zhù.

-  In order to please his mom, he persuaded his best friend to act as his girlfriend and drew a blank when his mother asked about their first date.

 为了让他妈妈高兴,他说服他最好的好朋友假扮他的女朋友,但在他妈妈问他们的第一次约会时,这一切努力都成了徒劳。

 Wèile ràng tā māmā gāoxìng, tā shuōfú tā zuìhǎo de hǎo péngyǒu jiǎbàn tā de nǚpéngyǒu, dàn zài tā māmā wèn tāmen de dì yī cì yuēhuì shí, zhè yīqiè nǔlì dōu chéngle túláo.


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