- 赖 [lài]
- （依靠） rely on; depend on:
depend on sb. or sth. for support; 仰赖
rely upon you for help; 有赖于你的帮助- （逗留不肯离去） hang on in a place; drag out one's stay in a place:
hang on in a city and refuse to clear out; 赖在城市不走
The aggressors must not be allowed to hold on to the territories of other countries. 不容许侵略者赖在别国的领土上。- （抵赖; 不认错; 不承担责任） deny one's error or responsibility; go back on one's word; disavow:
repudiate a marriage contract; 赖婚
cannot be denied [repudiated] 赖不掉- （硬说别人有错; 诬赖） lay the blame on others; falsely incriminate [accuse]:
falsely accuse him of being a thief; 赖他偷东西
You should not blame others for what is your own fault. 自己做错了，不能赖别人。- （责怪） blame:
He's not to blame for that. 这事不赖他。
- （不好; 坏） bad; poor; not good:
write a good hand; 字写得不赖
The crops are not at all bad. 庄稼长得真不赖。
- （姓氏） a surname:
Lai Dan 赖丹
She's a woman who can be depended on.
Nowadays we rely increasingly on computers for help/to help us.
He grew increasingly to rely on her.
Older people may seek their own friends rather than become too emotionally dependent on their children.
They are dependent on public charity.
He is a man on whom I can rely.
Find a job and end your dependence on your parents.
Children depend on their parents for food and clothing.
That fellow hung on to my room and refused to clear out.
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