contract
  • US /'kɑ:ntrækt/
  • UK /'kɒntrækt/
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解釋
  • v. 染上(疾病等); 合意;同意; 萎縮; 減少...的數量;
  • n. 合同;合約; 殺人合約;
例句
  • Do you know what to do if you contract yellow fever?
  • If I contract to work 50 hours a week I’d need a salary increase
  • During this procedure your muscles contract as if you were doing exercises
  • The economy will contract by 1% next year
  • He signed a five-year contract with FC Barcelona
  • I think somebody took out a contract on him, as he had enough enemies who wanted to kill him

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  1. Mafia word when a made guy offers a reward to another to kill a specific person.
    For cooperating with the police, I'm going to put out a contract on his head.
  2. An endless and eternal pit devoid of all pleasure and goodness; the nerve center of all imaginable horrors; a putrid, oozing curse upon the world; that which makes us envy the dead; a gigantic, hulking nightmare factory; the ghost of lost freedom that forever haunts your soul; the mindkiller; a smoothie of broken glass, maggots, and metal filings; a mountain of reeking shit.
    "I'm sorry, I can't go out tonight. I have to study for Contracts."
  3. 1. an arrangement to have someone murdered by a professional criminal 2. any illegal or unethical arrangement
    Those bastards have set up a contract and are targeting the Former Governor.
  4. (adj.) Term used to describe a sexual partner who sleeps with you without receiving something first i.e. Dinner, movie, gifts. You still end up paying for it eventually. Origin - UK mobile telephone payment system. Atonym - [Pay as you go]
    My girlfriend has [put out] four times this week, I just know that I'm going to have to pay the contract soon.