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源自impend +‎ -ing

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impending (無比較級)

  1. 即将到来的,即将发生
    近義詞: imminentin the offingproximate;亦參見Thesaurus:impending
    I have no time right now because of an impending paper submission deadline.
    我现在没时间,论文要截稿了。
    • 2021 12月 7, Jesse Hassenger, “Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence cope with disaster in the despairing satire Don’t Look Up”, 出自 AV Club[1]:
      Randall and Kate aren’t satirical characters. They’re rational thinkers who unwittingly stumble into a Dr. Strangelove type of situation when they discover mankind’s impending doom, and team up with Dr. Teddy Oglethorpe (Rob Morgan) to report their findings to President Orlean (Meryl Streep).
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impending

  1. impend現在時分詞動名詞
    The hurricane is impending.
    风暴在步步逼近

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impending (複數 impendings)

  1. 即将发生的事
    • 1934, Arabella Kenealy, The Human Gyroscope:
      Speed of locomotion and staying power in horse and others; the sense of smell in dog and in most other creatures (a far subtler and more analytical faculty than is man's mere perception of odour). Even an uncanny supra-natural sense of natural impendings, catastrophe, earthquake and flood, lacking in man, is found in simpler creatures.
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    • 1994, Steve Garvey, quoted in 2000, Nicholas Barnes, Ainin H. Garvey, The Lost Writings of Steve Garvey (page 23)
      Although I do think about death quite regularly, my intense fear of lesser impendings has taught me that the only way I will survive it is to remain objective []