divorce

英 [dɪ'vɔːs] 美 [dɪ'vɔrs]
  • vt. 使离婚,使分离;与…离婚
  • n. 离婚;分离
  • vi. 离婚
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1、divert => divert- => divort- => *divors- => divorc- "separate, leave one's husband" + -e => divorce.
divorce 离婚

词源同divert, 转开。引申词义离婚。

divorce
divorce: see diverse
divorce (n.)
late 14c., from Old French divorce (14c.), from Latin divortium "separation, dissolution of marriage," from divertere "to separate, leave one's husband, turn aside" (see divert). Not distinguished in English from legal separation until mid-19c.
divorce (v.)
late 14c., from Old French divorcer, from divorce (see divorce (n.)). Related: Divorced; divorcing.
1. I wanted a divorce. I wanted to get away.
我想离婚,以求解脱。

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2. Petter saw no reason to hurry the divorce along.
彼得认为没有必要加速离婚进程。

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3. She decided to divorce her increasingly faithless and unreliable husband.
她决定与越来越花心、越来越靠不住的丈夫离婚。

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4. The high divorce figures don't seem to be putting people off marriage.
离婚的人很多,但这好像并没有打消人们对结婚的热情。

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5. At this rate, we could find ourselves in the divorce courts!
照这样下去,我们会为离婚闹上法院!

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