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boot

US [but]
UK [buːt]
  • n.靴子;(汽车后部的)行李厢;猛踢
  • v.猛踢;装入操作系统;启动(计算机)
  • Web长统靴;引导;开机
Plural Form:boots  Present Participle:booting  Past Tense:booted  
boot
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n.
1.
靴子a strong shoe that covers the foot and ankle and often the lower part of the leg
walking boots
便靴
hiking boots
旅行靴
a pair of black leather boots
一双黑皮靴
cowboy boots
牛仔靴
2.
(汽车后部的)行李厢the space at the back of a car that you put bags, cases, etc. in
I'll put the luggage in the boot.
我去把行李放进行李箱里。
3.
[ususing]
(informal)
猛踢a quick hard kick
He gave the ball a tremendous boot.
他抽起脚猛踢了一下球。
IDM
be given the boot|get the boot
(informal)
被解雇;被抛弃;(和某人的关系)被解除to be told that you must leave your job or that a relationship you are having with sb is over
the boot is on the other foot
情况正好相反;宾主易位used to say that a situation has changed so that sb now has power or authority over the person who used to have power or authority over them
put/stick the boot in
猛踢(尤指倒地的人)to kick sb very hard, especially when they are on the ground
乘人之危抨击(某人)to attack sb by criticizing them when they are in a difficult situation
He was a vegetarian, and a fussy one to boot.
他是个素食主义者,而且过于讲究。
to boot
(用作附带评述)而且,另外,加之used to add a comment to sth that you have said
He was a vegetarian, and a fussy one to boot.
他是个素食主义者,而且过于讲究。
v.
1.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
猛踢to kick sb/sth hard with your foot
He booted the ball clear of the goal.
他一个大脚把球踢离了球门。
2.
[i][t]
~ (sth) (up)
装入操作系统;启动(计算机)to prepare a computer for use by loading its operating system ; to be prepared in this way
3.
[t]
(informal)
在(通常为非法停放的汽车)车轮上装制动装置if you or your car isbooted , a piece of equipment is fixed to the car's wheel so that you cannot drive it away, usually because the car is illegally parked

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