Long-drawn-out 冗長拖沓

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今日片語

合成形容詞 「long-drawn-out」 的意思是 「過程或事件耗時過久,冗長的」,也就是 「拖拖拉拉,拖泥帶水」,常暗示此事讓人感到沮喪和無聊。

例句

It was such a long-drawn-out film that I fell asleep. Nothing seemed to happen and I was so bored.
這部電影拖拖拉拉,我都睡著了。沒什麼劇情,悶壞我了。

The new CEO gave such a long-drawn-out speech that some people started to leave.
新的首席執行官做了一次冗長的演講,有人開始離場了。

The negotiations between the two countries became a long-drawn-out process as neither side could agree.
兩國之間的談判歷時漫長,因為雙方都無法達成一致。