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burrow

US [ˈbʌroʊ]
UK [ˈbʌrəʊ]
  • v.挖洞;挖掘(洞或洞穴通道);偎依;(使…)钻到(…下面)
  • n.(动物的)洞穴
  • Web地洞;钻地;挖地洞
Plural Form:burrows  Present Participle:burrowing  Past Tense:burrowed  
burrow
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v.
1.
[i][t]
挖掘(洞或洞穴通道);挖洞to make a hole or a tunnel in the ground by digging
Earthworms burrow deep into the soil.
蚯蚓钻土很深。
The rodent burrowed its way into the sand.
这只鼠掘洞钻进沙里。
2.
[i][t]
偎依;(使…)钻到(…下面)to press yourself close to sb or under sth
He burrowed down beneath the blankets.
他钻到毯子下面。
She burrowed her face into his chest.
她把脸埋进他的怀里。
3.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
(在…里)搜寻to search for sth under or among things
She burrowed in the drawer for a pair of socks.
她在抽屉里翻找一双袜子。
He was afraid that they would burrow into his past.
他担心他们会追查他的过去。
n.
1.
(动物的)洞穴,洞穴通道a hole or tunnel in the ground made by animals such as rabbits for them to live in

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