hindsight

英 ['haɪn(d)saɪt] 美 ['haɪndsaɪt]
  • n. 后见之明;枪的照门
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hindsight 事后聪明,事后诸葛亮

hind,后面的,sight,看。比喻用法。

hindsight (n.)
by 1841, "backsight of a firearm," from hind (adj.) + sight. Meaning "seeing what has happened" is attested by 1862, American English, (in proverbial "If our foresight was as good as our hindsight, it would be an easy matter to get rich"), probably a formation on the model of foresight.
1. With hindsight, we'd all do things differently.
有了事后的认识,我们都会以不同的方式行事。

来自柯林斯例句

2. With hindsight it is easy to say they should not have released him.
事后才说他们本不应该释放他,这倒容易。

来自《权威词典》

3. With the benefit of hindsight, it is clear we ought to have done more.
事后看来,我们显然本该做得更多。

来自柯林斯例句

4. Even with the benefit of hindsight, I doubt I would change anything if I had my time again.
就算是事后已经一切明了,如果让我重来一次,我也不确定自己是否会作出改变。

来自柯林斯例句

5. With hindsight, he was overestimating their desire for peace.
事后看来,他高估了他们对和平的渴望。

来自辞典例句

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