a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
deep soft mud in water or slush;
"they waded through the slop"
a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from;
"the country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president"
"caught in the mire of poverty"
"Our people should not be mired in the past"
cause to get stuck as if in a mire;
"The mud mired our cart"
be unable to move further;
"The car bogged down in the sand"
soil with mud, muck, or mire;
"The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"
- The mist arose in the remote mire.
- He has run away and landed in the mire.
- He tried to increase his income by gambling only to plunge more deeply into the mire.
- Don' t mire the wheels of a cart.
- The most brilliant person may be mired in detail and confusion.
The track..was a mire, impassable even for four-wheel drive vehicles.出自： S. Naipaul
No turbulent..hailstorms or thunderstorms to mire or discomfit them.出自： J. Heller
The milk cow was mired in a bog hole.出自：New Yorker