n [sing] ~ (of sth/that...) slight knowledge (of sth secret or not previously known); hint （对秘密的或以前不知道的事物）略知; 暗示
*Can you give me some inkling of what is going on? 现在有什么情况, 你能告诉我一点儿吗?
* The first inkling I had that all was not well was when the share prices began to fall. 股票价格一跌落, 我就开始察觉到情况有些不妙.
n [C usually singular]
Probably from inkle 'to say quietly, hint'
a slight idea about something
→suspicion I had an inkling that she was pregnant.inkling of She had absolutely no inkling of what was going on.
1. Can you give me some inkling of what is going on? 现在有什么情况, 你能告诉我一点儿吗?