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carve

US [kɑrv]
UK [kɑː(r)v]
  • v.刻;雕刻;把(熟肉)切成块;艰苦创业
  • n.〈美俚〉(作为食物,菜肴的)肉
  • Web切开;雕刻嵌入效果;切割
Simple Present:carves  Present Participle:carving  Past Tense:carved  
Carve
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v.
1.
[t][i]
雕刻to make objects, patterns, etc. by cutting away material from wood or stone
a carved doorway
雕花的门道
The statue was carved out of a single piece of stone.
这座雕像是用整块石料雕成的。
The wood had been carved into the shape of a flower.
木头雕成了花朵状。
She carves in both stone and wood.
她既做石雕也做木雕。
2.
[t]
~ sth (on sth)
to write sth on a surface by cutting into it
They carved their initials on the desk.
他们把自己姓名的首字母刻在书桌上。
3.
[t][i]
~ (sth).~ (sb) sth
把(熟肉)切成块to cut a large piece of cooked meat into smaller pieces for eating
Who's going to carve the turkey?
谁来把火鸡切成小块?
4.
[t][nopass]
艰苦创业;奋斗取得(事业、名声等)to work hard in order to have a successful career, reputation, etc.
He succeeded in carving out a career in the media.
他在传媒界闯出了一片天地。
She has carved a place for herself in the fashion world.
她已在时装界谋得一席之地。

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