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presage

美国发音:['presɪdʒ]
英国发音:['presɪdʒ]

[v]
英语解释:to be a sign that something is going to happen, especially something bad
常见翻译:成为…的前兆,预示;预先警告;预言

foretell; predict
Heavy clouds presage rain, if they indicate the chances of rain. In the past people believed that eclipses presaged ruin. That is, they believed that eclipses indicated ruin and trouble. An incident presages something if we think that the incident presages something, especially unpleasant, is going to happen.


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