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N-UNCOUNT 仁慈;怜悯;宽恕 If someone in authority shows mercy, they choose not to harm someone they have power over, or they forgive someone they have the right to punish.
Neither side took prisoners or showed any mercy...
They cried for mercy but their pleas were met with abuse and laughter...
ADJ 慈善的;救援的 Mercy is used to describe a special journey to help someone in great need, such as people who are sick or made homeless by war.
She vanished nine months ago while on a mercy mission to West Africa...
It's the first so-called mercy flight for a fortnight as the Americans have been waiting for enough people to fill a 747 jet.
N-COUNT 幸运;侥幸 If you refer to an event or situation as a mercy, you mean that it makes you feel happy or relieved, usually because it stops something unpleasant happening.
It really was a mercy that he'd died so rapidly at the end...
The two cars finished up in a run-off area, clear of the circuit, and that was a mercy.
PHRASE 完全由…支配;任由…摆布 If one person or thing is at the mercy of another, the first person or thing is in a situation where they cannot prevent themselves being harmed or affected by the second.
Buildings are left to decay at the mercy of vandals and the weather...
The Emperor must realize that he has us at his mercy.
PHRASE 为坏情况没有变得更糟而庆幸 If you tell someone who is in an unpleasant situation that they should be grateful or thankful for small mercies, you mean that although their situation is bad, it could be even worse, and so they should be happy.
But so low has morale sunk that the team and the fans would have been grateful for small mercies.
PHRASE 听凭…发落 If you throw yourself on someone's mercy, you put yourself in a situation where they will have complete power to decide how to treat you, for example whether to punish or forgive you.
He's going to throw himself on the mercy of the court.