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bucket

US [ˈbʌkət]
UK [ˈbʌkɪt]
  • n.吊桶;大量;(有提梁的)桶;水斗
  • v.用桶装;〈美〉用桶打(水);〈英口〉催(马)猛奔
  • Web水桶;铲斗;桶子
Plural Form:buckets  Present Participle:bucketing  Past Tense:bucketed  
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n.
1.
[c]
(有提梁的)桶an open container with a handle, used for carrying or holding liquids, sand, etc.
a plastic bucket
塑料桶
They were playing on the beach with their buckets and spades .
他们带着桶和铲子在沙滩上玩。
2.
[c]
吊桶;水斗;(挖掘机的)铲斗a large container that is part of a crane or digger and is used for lifting things
3.
[c]
一桶(的量)the amount contained in a bucket
two buckets/bucketfuls of water
两桶水
They used to drink tea by the bucket/bucketful(= in large quantities) .
他们过去喝很多茶。
4.
[pl]
(informal)
大量a large amount
To succeed in show business, you need buckets of confidence.
要想在演艺界干出名堂,就得有十足的信心。
We wept buckets .
我们泪如泉涌。
He was sweating buckets by the end of the race.
跑到终点时他汗流浃背。
The rain was coming down in buckets(= it was raining very heavily) .
下着瓢泼大雨。
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