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beats is beat's Simple Present

beat

US [bit]
UK [biːt]
  • v.打;超过;射;走出
  • n.跳动;节拍;抢先;悸动
  • adj.垮掉;完了;累极了;属于“垮掉的一代”的
  • Web音乐节拍;魔声;敲打
Past Participle:beaten  Simple Present:beats  Present Participle:beating  
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v.
比赛in game
1.
[t]
~ sb (at sth)
(在比赛或竞争中)赢,打败(某人)to defeat sb in a game or competition
He beat me at chess.
他下棋赢了我。
Their recent wins have proved they're still the ones to beat(= the most difficult team to beat) .
他们最近的胜利已证明,他们仍然是最难打败的队。
控制control
2.
[t]
(informal)
~ sth
控制to get control of sth
The government's main aim is to beat inflation.
政府的主要目标是抑制通货膨胀。
太难be too difficult
3.
[t]
(informal)
难倒to be too difficult for sb
a problem that beats even the experts
连专家都难以解决的问题
It beats me(= I don't know) why he did it.
我弄不懂他为什么这样做。
What beats me is how it was done so quickly(= I don't understand how) .
使我困惑不解的是,这事怎么这么快就完成了。
更好be better
4.
[t]
~ sth
比…更好;赛过;胜过to do or be better than sth
Nothing beats home cooking.
什么也比不上家里做的好吃。
You can't beat Italian shoes.
意大利鞋是无与伦比的。
They want to beat the speed record(= go faster than anyone before) .
他们想打破这一速度纪录。
避免avoid
5.
[t]
(informal)
~ sth
避免;逃避to avoid sth
If we go early we should beat the traffic.
我们早点出发应该就可以避开交通拥挤。
We were up and off early to beat the heat .
我们很早就起床出发了,趁天还没热。
击打hit
6.
[i][t]
敲打;锤砸to hit sb/sth many times, usually very hard
Somebody was beating at the door.
有人在打门。
Hailstones beat against the window.
冰雹不断地砸在窗户上。
Someone was beating a drum.
有人在敲鼓。
She was beating dust out of the carpet(= removing dust from the carpet by beating it) .
她正在拍掉地毯上的灰尘。
At that time children were regularly beaten for quite minor offences(= a punishment) .
那时候孩子们常常因为很小的过错而挨打。
An elderly man was found beaten to death .
有人发现一名老翁被打死了。
They beat him unconscious(= hit him until he became unconscious) .
他们把他打得不省人事。
心脏;鼓;翅膀of heart/drums/wings
7.
[i][t]
(使)规律作响,作节奏运动to make, or cause sth to make, a regular sound or movement
She's alive─her heart is still beating .
她没死 — 她的心还在跳动。
We heard the drums beating .
我们听到鼓声。
The bird was beating its wings(= moving them up and down) frantically.
鸟儿没命地扑着翅膀。
搅拌mix
8.
[t]
(用叉等)快速搅拌,打to mix sth with short quick movements with a fork, etc.
Beat the eggs up to a frothy consistency.
把鸡蛋打成黏稠泡沫状。
Beat the flour and milk together.
把面粉和牛奶搅拌在一起。
使金属成形shape metal
9.
[t]
把(金属等)锤成;敲打(成…)to change the shape of sth, especially metal, by hitting it with a hammer, etc.
beaten silver
银箔
The gold is beaten out into thin strips.
金子被锤成了薄薄的长条。
The metal had been beaten flat.
那块金属被锤平了。
开辟路径make path
10.
[t]
~ sth (through, across, along, etc. sth)
踏出,踩出(道路)to make a path, etc. by walking somewhere or by pressing branches down and walking over them
a well-beaten track(= one that has been worn hard by much use)
经过很多人踏出来的路
The hunters beat a path through the undergrowth.
猎人们在灌木丛中踩出了一条小径。
IDM
Stop beating about the bush and tell me what you want.
别绕来绕去了,告诉我你想要什么吧。
beat about the bush
拐弯抹角地讲话;绕圈子to talk about sth for a long time without coming to the main point
Stop beating about the bush and tell me what you want.
别绕来绕去了,告诉我你想要什么吧。
beat sb at their own game
赢某人的看家本领;打败某人的强项to defeat or do better than sb in an activity which they have chosen or in which they think they are strong
beat your brains out
(informal)
绞尽脑汁;反复推敲to think very hard about sth for a long time
beat your breast
捶胸顿足(尤指对自己的作为刻意表示悲伤或愧疚)to show that you feel sorry about sth that you have done, especially in public and in an exaggerated way
beat the clock
提前完成任务(或跑到终点等)to finish a task, race, etc. before a particular time
This is private land, so beat it!
这里是私人土地,滚开!
beat it
滚开;立即走开to go away immediately
This is private land, so beat it!
这里是私人土地,滚开!
Top theatrical agents are beating a path to the teenager's door.
顶尖级演员经纪正纷纷把目光投向那个青少年。
beat a path to sbs door
使门庭若市;蜂拥而至;使成注意焦点if a lot of peoplebeat a path to sb's door , they are all interested in sth that person has to sell, or can do or tell them
Top theatrical agents are beating a path to the teenager's door.
顶尖级演员经纪正纷纷把目光投向那个青少年。
beat the rap
逃脱惩罚to escape without being punished
beat a (hasty) retreat
(仓促)逃走;(慌忙)撤退to go away or back quickly, especially to avoid sth unpleasant
She beat time with her fingers.
她用手指打拍子。
beat time (to sth)
(随着音乐)打拍子to mark or follow the rhythm of music, by waving a stick, tapping your foot, etc.
She beat time with her fingers.
她用手指打拍子。
beat sb to the punch
(informal)
抢先下手;抢在前面to get or do sth before sb else can
can you beat that/it!
(informal)
难以置信;太不像话used to express surprise or anger
if you cant beat them, join them
打不赢,就投靠if you cannot defeat sb or be as successful as they are, then it is more sensible to join them in what they are doing and perhaps get some advantage for yourself by doing so
They live miles off the beaten track.
他们住在偏远地带。
off the beaten track
远离闹市;偏远far away from other people, houses, etc.
They live miles off the beaten track.
他们住在偏远地带。
a rod/stick to beat sb with
用以责备或惩罚某人的事实依据(或把柄等)a fact, an argument, etc. that is used in order to blame or punish sb
That score is going to take some beating.
那一得分将很难超过。
For sheer luxury, this hotel takes some beating.
单看豪华的程度,这家旅馆是难以超越的。
take some beating
难以超越to be difficult to beat
That score is going to take some beating.
那一得分将很难超过。
For sheer luxury, this hotel takes some beating.
单看豪华的程度,这家旅馆是难以超越的。
n.
鼓;心脏;翅膀of drums/heart/wings
1.
[c]
(鼓的)一击;(翅的)一振;(心脏等的)跳动;击鼓声;振翅声;跳动声a single blow to sth, such as a drum, or a movement of sth, such as your heart; the sound that this makes
several loud beats on the drum
几下隆隆鼓声
His heart missed a beat when he saw her.
他在见到她的一刹那心跳顿了一下。
2.
[sing]
有规律的敲击(声)a series of regular blows to sth, such as a drum; the sound that this makes
the steady beat of the drums
有节奏的敲鼓声
节奏rhythm
3.
[c]
(音乐、诗歌等的)主节奏,节拍the main rhythm, or a unit of rhythm, in a piece of music, a poem, etc.
This type of music has a strong beat to it.
这种音乐节奏感很强。
The piece has four beats to the bar.
这首曲子每小节四拍。
警察of police officer
4.
[c][ususing]
(警察)巡逻地段the area that a police officer walks around regularly and which he or she is responsible for
More police officers out on the beat may help to cut crime.
增加巡逻的警察可能有助于减少罪行。
adj.

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