- n. 排水口
- vt. 使船沉没；破坏；摧毁
drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
wait in hiding to attack
put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
- He admits, however, that insurance difficulties might scupper that idea.
- The project was scuppered by lack of money.
- We're scuppered!
If they defeat us on certain key clauses they can still scupper the whole bill.出自： J. Archer