- v.（使）耽搁，延误( delay的第三人称单数 ); 推迟; 使延期; 使延迟;
Several of the delays were caused by the new high-tech baggage system.
We were not able to meet the deadline because of manufacturing delays.
Diplomats believe that bureaucratic delays are inevitable.
I found the delays intensely frustrating.
The delays maddened him.
Many holidaymakers had avoided the worst of the delays by consulting tourist offices.
Even this was remarkable, considering that she had had so many delays.
While the inclination to procrastinate is common, one must fully consider the detrimental impact of unnecessary delays.
We are sorry to be late with the goods, but we came up against some unexpected delays.
We'd better start earlier. We should allow for traffic delays.
You'd better start earlier , you should allow for the traffic delays.
The companies were greatly inconvenienced by the postal delays.
Heavy fog is causing serious delays of all incoming flights.
Sometimes cumbersome procedures at customs offices create delays.
After many delays, we arrived at last in London.