用中文说: "A Bitter Pill to Swallow"

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用中文说: "A Bitter Pill to Swallow"

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

【中文】不得不接受的苦果或现实

   Bùdé bù jiēshòu de kǔguǒ huò xiànshí

【解释】A situation or information that is unpleasant but must be accepted.

【例句】

- It has always been a bitter pill for him to swallow that his younger brother seemed to have outsmarted him in every way.

 弟弟在各方面都超过他,这是他长久以来不得不接受的现实。

 Dìdì zài gè fāngmiàn dōu chāoguò tā, zhèshì tā chángjiǔ yǐlái bu dé bù jiēshòu de xiànshí.

- As a doctor, she dedicated all her time and energy to curing patients and neglected her own family and children. This is a bitter pill for her to swallow in her old age.

 作为医生,她把全部的时间和精力都奉献给了病人,却因此忽略了自己的家庭和孩子。晚年时她尝到了这个苦果。

 Zuòwéi yīshēng, tā bǎ quánbù de shíjiān hé jīnglì dōu fèngxiàn gěile bìngrén, què yīncǐ hūlüèle zìjǐ de jiātíng hé háizi. Wǎnnián shí tā chángdào le zhège kǔguǒ.

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