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tail

US [teɪl]
UK [teɪl]
  • n.尾;尾巴;尾部;燕尾服
  • v.跟踪;尾随;盯梢
  • adj.限定继承的
  • Web尾状物;彗尾;尾端
Plural Form:tails  Present Participle:tailing  Past Tense:tailed  
Tail
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n.
鸟兽;鱼of bird/animal/fish
1.
[c]
尾;尾巴the part that sticks out and can be moved at the back of the body of a bird, an animal or a fish
The dog ran up, wagging its tail.
那条狗摇着尾巴跑上前去。
The male has beautiful tail feathers.
雄鸟有美丽的尾羽。
有…尾巴-tailed
2.
有…尾巴的having the type of tail mentioned
a white-tailed eagle
白尾雕
飞机;宇宙飞船of plane/spacecraft
3.
[c]
尾部;后部the back part of a plane, spacecraft , etc.
the tail wing
尾翼
后部;末尾back/end of sth
4.
[c]
~ (of sth)
尾状后部;尾状物a part of sth that sticks out at the back like a tail
the tail of a kite
风筝的尾坠
5.
[c]
~ (of sth)
(离去事物的)末尾部分the last part of sth that is moving away from you
the tail of the procession
游行队伍的末尾
上衣jacket
6.
[pl]
燕尾服;男式晚礼服a long jacket divided at the back below the waist into two pieces that become narrower at the bottom, worn by men at very formal events
The men all wore top hat and tails.
男士都头戴高顶礼帽,身穿晚礼服。
硬币的面side of coin
7.
[u]
硬币反面,硬币文面(没有头像的一面)the side of a coin that does not have a picture of the head of a person on it, used as one choice when a coin is tossed to decide sth
跟踪者person who follows sb
8.
[c]
(informal)
盯梢人;暗探a person who is sent to follow sb secretly and find out information about where that person goes, what they do, etc.
The police have put a tail on him .
警方已派人对他进行盯梢。
IDM
on sbs tail
(informal)
(尤指开车)盯梢,尾随following behind sb very closely, especially in a car
the tail (is) wagging the dog
(用以描述次要部分影响和支配主要部分)主次颠倒,喧宾夺主used to describe a situation in which the most important aspect is being influenced and controlled by sb/sth that is not as important
turn tail
(危急时刻)转身逃跑,逃逸,临阵脱逃to run away from a fight or dangerous situation
with your tail between your legs
(informal)
无地自容;垂头丧气;灰溜溜feeling ashamed or unhappy because you have been defeated or punished
v.
1.
~ sb
跟踪;尾随;盯梢to follow sb closely, especially in order to watch where they go and what they do
A private detective had been tailing them for several weeks.
私人侦探几个星期来一直在跟踪他们。

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