英 [ɪm'brɒɪl; em-]
em-, 进入，使。-broil, 蒸，煮，词源同brew. 原指各种原料炖成一锅。
- embroil (v.)
- c. 1600, "throw into disorder," from French embrouillier "entangle, confuse, embroil" (cognate of Italian imbrogliare), from assimilated form of en- "in" (see en- (1)) + brouiller "confuse," from Old French brooillier (see broil (v.2)). Sense of "involve in a quarrel" is first attested c. 1610. Related: Embroiled; embroiling. Embrangle "mix confusedly" is from 1660s.
- 1. Any hostilities could result in retaliation and further embroil U.N. troops in fighting.
- 2. If time grew, probable meeting embroil arrives pupil, cause blindness!
- 假如时间长了, 很可能会牵连到瞳孔, 造成失明!
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