看绝望的主妇学英语高频短语:Settle for

settle for: To accept something less ideal or worse than what one really wanted; to agree to accept something (even though something else would be better); To accept something in spite of not being completely satisfied.
As in I had to settle for a lower wage than the one I requested.

中文释义: Settle for满足于;将就;勉强接受,接受不如自己理想当中的某种事物、状态、处境; 同意接受某事物(即使它存在某种程度上的争议) ; 接受某事物尽管它不能完全满足自己的需求或达到自己的预期。例句:Since money was tight, we settled for a short trip to the south.(既然钱紧了一点,我们退而求其次,来一趟短期的南部之旅。)Don’t settle for second best.(不要退而求其次。)

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