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wall

US [wɔl]
UK [wɔːl]
  • n.墙;壁;墙壁;城墙
  • v.用墙把…围住
  • Web围墙;涂鸦墙;瓦力
Plural Form:walls  Present Participle:walling  Past Tense:walled  
Wall
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n.
1.
城墙;围墙;隔墙a long vertical solid structure, made of stone, brick or concrete, that surrounds, divides or protects an area of land
The fields were divided by stone walls.
这些田地由石墙分隔。
He sat on the wall and watched the others playing.
他坐在墙头上看别人玩耍。
2.
墙;壁;墙壁any of the vertical sides of a building or room
I'm going to paint the walls white and the ceiling pink.
我打算把墙壁刷成白色,把天花板刷成粉红色。
Hang the picture on the wall opposite the window.
把这张画挂在对着窗的墙上。
She leaned against the wall.
她倚靠着墙。
3.
屏障;隔阂;壁垒something that forms a barrier or stops you from making progress
The boat struck a solid wall of water.
船撞上一道水幕。
The investigators were confronted by a wall of silence .
调查人员碰了壁,问谁谁都默不作声。
4.
(身体器官或动植物细胞等的)外壁the outer layer of sth hollow such as an organ of the body or a cell of an animal or a plant
the abdominal wall
腹壁
the wall of an artery
动脉血管壁
IDM
go to the wall
(informal)
(因缺少资金)走投无路,失败,破产,陷于绝境to fail because of lack of money
Some of his ideas are really off the wall.
他有些想法真是十分新奇。
off-the-wall ideas
奇妙的想法
off the wall
(informal)
奇妙的;有点儿出格的unusual and amusing; slightly crazy
Some of his ideas are really off the wall.
他有些想法真是十分新奇。
off-the-wall ideas
奇妙的想法
That noise is driving me up the wall.
那噪音让我都快疯了。
I mustn't be late or Dad will go up the wall.
我不能晚了,否则爸爸会发脾气的。
up the wall
(informal)
发狂;愤怒crazy or angry
That noise is driving me up the wall.
那噪音让我都快疯了。
I mustn't be late or Dad will go up the wall.
我不能晚了,否则爸爸会发脾气的。
walls have ears
隔墙有耳used to warn people to be careful what they say because other people may be listening
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sth
用墙把…围住to surround an area, a town, etc. with a wall or walls
a walled city
有城墙的城市

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