ebb away

1flow away from a given position 从一处流掉;消退

The tide ebbed away.潮水退了。

2fade away 渐渐衰弱下去;逐渐衰退

Feeling himself ebbing awaythe old man knew that his days were numbered and called for a lawyer to make a will.这位老人感到身体越来越不行了,他意识到他活在世上的日子是屈指可数了,就请来了律师,立了遗嘱。

Her enthusiasm slowly ebbed away.她的热情慢慢地没了。

The old woman felt her strength ebbing away.这位老妇人感到体力渐渐不行了。

 


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