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besiege

US [bɪˈsidʒ]
UK [bɪˈsiːdʒ]
  • v.围困;包围;团团围住;(用大量的信件、提问等)使某人应接不暇
  • Web围攻;围击;动围攻
Simple Present:besieges  Present Participle:besieging  Past Tense:besieged  
besiege
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v.
1.
~ sth
围困;包围to surround a building, city, etc. with soldiers until the people inside are forced to let you in
Paris was besieged for four months and forced to surrender.
巴黎被围困了四个月后被迫投降。
Fans besieged the box office to try and get tickets for the concert.
歌迷们围着售票处,试图买到音乐会的票。
2.
[usupass]
~ sb/sth
团团围住to surround sb/sth in large numbers
The actress was besieged by reporters at the airport.
那位女演员在机场被记者团团围住。
3.
~ sb (with sth)
(用大量的信件、提问等)使某人应接不暇to send so many letters, ask so many questions, etc. that it is difficult for sb to deal with them all
The radio station was besieged with calls from angry listeners.
广播电台疲于应付愤怒的听众打来的电话。

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