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n.困惑,窘境,进退两难

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/'kwɒndərɪ; `kwɑndərɪ/
n state of not being able to decide what to do; awkward or difficult situation 困惑; 窘况
*I've been offered a better job but at a lower salary I'm in a quandary about what to do. 有人要给我一份更好的工作, 但薪水较低--我很为难, 不知如何是好.

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npluralquandaries[C]
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Perhaps from Latin quando 'when']
a difficult situation or problem, especially one in which you cannot decide what to do
in a quandary
 Kate was in a quandary over whether to go or not.
1. I´m in a quandary about what to do.
    我不知怎么办才好。

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