hodgepodge

英 ['hɒdʒpɒdʒ] 美 ['hɑdʒpɑdʒ]
  • n. 大杂烩;混煮;一团糟
  • vt. 使混乱
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hodgepodge (n.)
also hodge podge, hodge-podge, early 15c., hogpoch, alteration of hotchpotch (late 14c.) "a kind of stew," especially "one made with goose, herbs, spices, wine, and other ingredients," earlier an Anglo-French legal term (late 13c.) meaning "collection of property in a common 'pot' before dividing it equally," from Old French hochepot "stew, soup," first element from hocher "to shake," from a Germanic source (such as Middle High German hotzen "shake").
1. The region became a hodgepodge of languages and dialects, some from the east, some from the south and some from other countries entirely.
这个地区成为语言和方言的大杂烩,有些来自东部,有些来自南部,而有些完全是来自别的国家。

来自辞典例句

2. This box is a hodgepodge of books, old toys and things.
这个箱子里,书 、 旧玩具及其他物品混杂在一起.

来自辞典例句

3. Fang Hung - chien wished he could have said, No wonder your honorable work is such a hodgepodge.
方鸿 渐 恨不能说: “怪不得阁下的大作也是那样斑驳陆离.

来自汉英文学 - 围城

4. In short, it's a bit of hodgepodge, full of stark contrasts.
简而言之, 有点儿像大杂烩, 反差强烈.

来自互联网

5. But this kind of exhibition is easyly to be made into hodgepodge.
但是这种展览也容易做成大杂烩.

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