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finger

US [ˈfɪŋɡər]
UK [ˈfɪŋɡə(r)]
  • n.手指;有…手指的(指类型);有(或用)…手指的(指数目)
  • v.用手指触摸;告发;告密
  • Web指状物;指针;指头
Plural Form:fingers  Present Participle:fingering  Past Tense:fingered  
Finger
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n.
1.
手指one of the four long thin parts that stick out from the hand (or five, if the thumb is included)
She ran her fingers through her hair.
她用手指梳理头发。
Hold the material between finger and thumb.
用拇指和另一指拿住这个材料。
He was about to speak but she raised a finger to her lips.
他正要说话,但她举手捂唇示意。
2.
有…手指的(指类型);有(或用)…手指的(指数目)having the type of fingers mentioned; having or using the number of fingers mentioned
long-fingered
长手指的
nimble-fingered
手指灵敏的
a four-fingered chord
四指弹奏的和弦
3.
(手套的)指部the part of a glove that covers the finger
4.
~ (of sth)
狭长物(如面包、糕饼、土地等)a long narrow piece of bread, cake, land, etc.
a finger of toast
长条吐司
chocolate fingers
巧克力条
IDM
the finger of suspicion
怀疑对象ifthe finger of suspicion points or is pointed at sb, they are suspected of having committed a crime, being responsible for sth, etc.
You're going to have to pull your finger out if you want to pass this exam.
如果你想通过这次考试就得多加把劲。
get, pull, etc. your finger out
(informal)
干起来;加把劲used to tell sb to start doing some work or making an effort
You're going to have to pull your finger out if you want to pass this exam.
如果你想通过这次考试就得多加把劲。
give sb the finger
(informal)
向某人竖起中指(手背向外以表示侮辱)to raise your middle finger in the air with the back part of your hand facing sb, done to be rude to sb or to show them that you are angry
have a finger in every pie
(informal)
多管闲事;到处干预to be involved in a lot of different activities and have influence over them, especially when other people think that this is annoying
have, etc. your fingers in the till
(informal)
偷自己工作单位的钱;内盗;监守自盗to be stealing money from the place where you work
have/keep your finger on the pulse (of sth)
始终了解…的最新情况;掌握…的脉搏to always be aware of the most recent developments in a particular situation
I never laid a finger on her.
我从来没有碰过她。
lay a finger on sb
触碰,动…的一根毫毛(意欲伤害某人)to touch sb with the intention of hurting them physically
I never laid a finger on her.
我从来没有碰过她。
There was something odd about him but I couldn't put my finger on it.
他有些古怪,但我说不出到底是什么。
not put your finger on sth
看不出(问题所在);说不出(差别)to not be able to identify what is wrong or different about a particular situation
There was something odd about him but I couldn't put my finger on it.
他有些古怪,但我说不出到底是什么。
put/stick two fingers up at sb
(informal)
向某人竖起两指(做出 V 形手势,手背向外以表示侮辱)to form the shape of a V with the two fingers nearest your thumb and raise your hand in the air with the back part of it facing sb, done to be rude to them or to show them that you are angry
work your fingers to the bone
拼命干活to work very hard
v.
1.
~ sth
用手指触摸to touch or feel sth with your fingers
Gary sat fingering his beard, saying nothing.
加里坐着用手捋着胡子,一言不发。
2.
(informal)
~ sb (for sth).~ sb (as sth)
告发;告密to accuse sb of doing sth illegal and tell the police about it
Who fingered him for the burglaries?
谁告发他入室盗窃?

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