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buckle

US [ˈbʌk(ə)l]
UK ['bʌk(ə)l]
  • v.(使)搭扣扣住;(被)压垮;双腿发软
  • n.(皮带等的)搭扣
  • Web带扣;皮带扣;鞋扣
Plural Form:buckles  Present Participle:buckling  Past Tense:buckled  
buckle
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v.
1.
[t][i]
(使)搭扣扣住to fasten sth or be fastened with a buckle
She buckled her belt.
她扣上了腰带。
He buckled on his sword.
他把剑扣好。
These shoes buckle at the side.
这双鞋从侧边系带。
2.
[i][t]
(被)压垮,压弯to become crushed or bent under a weight or force; to crush or bend sth in this way
The steel frames began to buckle under the strain.
钢架在重压下开始变形。
A weaker man would have buckled under the pressure.
意志薄弱的人在这种压力下可能就垮了。
The crash buckled the front of my car.
我的汽车前部被撞扁了。
3.
[i]
双腿发软when your knees or legsbuckle or when youbuckle at the knees, your knees become weak and you start to fall
n.
1.
(皮带等的)搭扣,锁扣a piece of metal or plastic used for joining the ends of a belt or for fastening a part of a bag, shoe, etc.

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