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coast

US [koʊst]
UK [kəʊst]
  • n.海岸;海滨
  • v.惯性滑行;(不用多少动力)快速平稳地移动;不费力地取得成功
  • Web海岸线;滑坡;沿岸
Plural Form:coasts  Present Participle:coasting  Past Tense:coasted  
Coast
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n.
1.
[c][u]
海岸;海滨the land beside or near to the sea or ocean
a town on the south coast of England
英格兰南海岸的一座城镇
islands off the west coast of Ireland
爱尔兰西海岸的岛屿
a trip to the coast
海滨旅游
We walked along the coast for five miles.
我们沿着海岸步行了五英里。
the Welsh coast
威尔士海岸
a pretty stretch of coast
一段美丽的海岸线
the coast road
滨海道路
IDM
As soon as the coast was clear he climbed in through the window.
等到四下无人,他便从窗户爬了进去。
the coast is clear
(informal)
没有被发现(或抓住)的危险there is no danger of being seen or caught
As soon as the coast was clear he climbed in through the window.
等到四下无人,他便从窗户爬了进去。
v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
(尤指不用动力向山坡下)滑行,惯性滑行to move, especially down a hill, without using any power
The car coasted along until it stopped.
汽车随惯性而下直至滑行停止。
She took her feet off the pedals and coasted downhill.
她把脚从自行车的踏板上抬开,沿山坡滑行而下。
2.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
(不用多少动力)快速平稳地移动to move quickly and smoothly, without using much power
The plane coasted down the runway.
飞机顺着跑道平稳滑行。
3.
[i]
~ (through/to sth)
不费力地取得成功to be successful at sth without having to try hard
He coasted through his final exams.
他毫不费劲地通过了期终考试。
4.
[i]
~ (along)
(做事)不出力to put very little effort into sth
You're just coasting─it's time to work hard now.
你根本是在应付,现在该努力干了。
5.
[i]
沿海岸航行to stay close to land while sailing around the coast

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