leave a place, especially because it is difficult or dangerous to stay there
leave completely and forever; desert; leave sb when you should stay with them and look after them
give up or bring an end to (sth), especially without finishing it or gaining the intended result
an uncontrolled way of behaving that shows that sb does not care what other people think
"she danced with abandon"
"the wildness of his anger"
"We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
"Abandon your life to God"
"She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"
"We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
"You must vacate your office by tonight"
"He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"
"Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
"The mother deserted her children"
Fortune to her law cannot abandune me.
出自： J. Skelton
In his early days he abandoned medicine for literature.
She abandoned paganism for Christianity.
He abandoned the pen for the sword.
Contemplation was abandoned for action.
They abandoned the city to the conqueror.
They had to abandon their lands and property to the invading forces.
The affairs of the nation have been abandoned to dishonest politicians.
The study showed a deep fear among the elderly of being abandoned to the care of strangers.
研究表明,老人十分害怕被丢给陌生人照管。 abandon sb/sth to one's fate
He abandoned his daughter to her fate.
They abandoned us to our fate.
He abandoned it to its fate.
He abandoned everyone else to their fate and fled to safety.
他不管他人死活,独自逃生。 abandon oneself to sth/v-ing
Don't abandon yourself to despair.
He abandoned himself to despair.
He abandoned himself to excessive grief.
After her mother died, she abandoned herself to grief.
The rich man abandoned himself to pleasures.
Do not abandon yourself to pleasures.
The young man abandoned himself to dissipation.
They abandoned themselves to intemperance.
She abandoned herself to the serene landscape.
You should not abandon yourself to eating and drinking.
The sailors abandoned themselves to drinking.