副词:conspiringly 名词:conspirer 动词过去式:conspired 过去分词:conspired 现在分词:conspiring 第三人称单数:conspires
1 [I, Ipr, Ip, It] ~ (with sb) (against sb); ~ (together) (against sb) make secret plans (with others), esp to do wrong （与他人）密谋（尤指干坏事）
*conspire with others against one's leader 与他人共谋反对上司
* They conspired to overthrow the Government. 他们共同密谋颠覆政府.
2 [Ipr, It] ~ against sb/sth (of events) seem to act together; combine disadvantageously for sb/sth （指事情）似乎同时发生对某人[某事物]不利
*circumstances conspiring against our success 阻碍我们成功的各种情况凑在一起
* events that conspired to bring about his downfall 导致他垮台的种种事件同时发生.
1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:
conspirer, from Latin
conspirare 'to breathe together, agree, conspire'
, from com- ( COM-
) + spirare 'to breathe'
to secretly plan with someone else to do something illegal
→conspiracyconspire (with sb) to do sth All six men admitted conspiring to steal cars.conspire against There was some evidence that he had been conspiring against the government.
if events conspire to do something, they happen at the same time and make something bad happenconspire to do sth Pollution and neglect have conspired to ruin the city.conspire against Emily felt that everything was conspiring against her.
1. Yet, in real life, circumstances do sometimes conspire to bring about coincidences which anyone but a nineteenth century novelist would find incredible. 不过，在现实生活中，有时确实会出现一些巧合，这些巧合除了19世纪小说家外谁也不会相信。