plan (sth) cleverly or deceitfully; invent; an experiment
manage to do sth
"They contrived to murder their boss"
"design a new sales strategy"
"plan an attack"
"excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
"She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"
"The setting sun threw long shadows"
"cast a spell"
"cast a warm light"
Scheming and planning and contriving how to get your property back.
出自： K. Grahame
Using sticks and a blanket, Stephen contrived a primitive shade over the cart.
出自： A. J. Cronin
The tirade hadn't been contrived wholly for Rachel's benefit.
出自： M. Amis
Please ye we may contrive this afternoon, And quaff carouses to our mistress' health.
出自：Taming of Shrew , Shakespeare