英文释义 (noun) An unbeatable opponent that causes great harm or ruin./ A person's nemesis is their opponent or rival, especially one who has been their opponent or rival for a long time.
例句 EXAMPLE: The terrible winter snowstorms were the invading army's nemesis, and after seeing thousands of his brave soldiers trapped and dying in the snow, the general called for a retreat.
Sun Microsystems gave up its legal fight with Microsoft and agreed to cooperate with its longtime nemesis.
短语 the only game in town
英文释义 (IDIOM) The only available choice; something that must be accepted regardless of its quality or desirability.
例句 EXAMPLE: We live in an isolated rural region and one shabby but expensive old inn is the only game in town, so all business travelers have to stay there.