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barrel

US [ˈberəl]
UK [ˈbærəl]
  • n.桶;枪管;一桶(的量)
  • v.飞驰
  • Web琵琶桶;圆筒;滚筒
Plural Form:barrels  Past Tense:barrelled  Past Tense:barreled  Present Participle:barrelling  Present Participle:barreling  
Barrel
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n.
1.
a large round container, usually made of wood or metal, with flat ends and, usually, curved sides
a beer/wine barrel
啤酒桶;葡萄酒桶
2.
一桶(的量);桶(石油计量单位,相当于 120 到 159 升)the contents of or the amount contained in a barrel ; a unit of measurement in the oil industry equal to between 120 and 159 litres
They got through two barrels of beer.
他们喝了两桶啤酒。
Oil prices fell to $9 a barrel.
石油价格降到了每桶 9 元。
3.
枪管the part of a gun like a tube through which the bullets are fired
IDM
Life hasn't exactly been a barrel of laughs lately.
最近生活并不十分令人开心。
a barrel of laughs
很有趣;开心;快乐very amusing; a lot of fun
Life hasn't exactly been a barrel of laughs lately.
最近生活并不十分令人开心。
They've got us over a barrel. Either we agree to their terms or we lose the money.
他们让我们别无选择。我们要么答应他们的条件,要么损失这笔钱。
(get/have sb) over a barrel
(informal)
(使某人)听从摆布,处于被动地位(to put/have sb) in a situation in which they must accept or do what you want
They've got us over a barrel. Either we agree to their terms or we lose the money.
他们让我们别无选择。我们要么答应他们的条件,要么损失这笔钱。
v.
1.
[i]
(informal)
+ adv./prep.
(无法控制地)高速行进,飞驰to move very fast in a particular direction, especially in a way that you cannot control
He came barreling down the hill and smashed into a phone booth.
他沿山坡飞驰下来,撞进了一个电话亭。

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