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swamp

US [swɑmp]
UK [swɒmp]
  • v.淹没;使不堪承受;使疲于应对;使应接不暇
  • n.沼泽(地)
  • Web沼泽地;湿地;沼地
Plural Form:swamps  Present Participle:swamping  Past Tense:swamped  
Swamp
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n.
1.
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沼泽(地)an area of ground that is very wet or covered with water and in which plants, trees, etc. are growing
tropical swamps
热带沼泽
v.
1.
使不堪承受;使疲于应对;使应接不暇to make sb have more of sth than they can deal with
The department was swamped with job applications.
面对纷至沓来的求职申请,这个部门疲于应对。
In summer visitors swamp the island.
夏天,这个岛上游客熙熙攘攘,人满为患。
2.
~ sth
淹;淹没to fill or cover sth with a lot of water
The little boat was swamped by the waves.
小船被大浪淹没了。

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