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claps is clap's Simple Present

clap

US [klæp]
UK [klæp]
  • n.鼓掌;掌声;拍手;拍手声
  • v.鼓掌;拍手;击掌;(常指友好地)轻拍某人的背(或肩)
  • Web拍掌声;拍拍手;霹雳声
Past Tense:clapped  Simple Present:claps  Present Participle:clapping  
claps
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v.
1.
[i][t]
鼓掌,拍手(表示赞许或欣赏)to hit your open hands together several times to show that you approve of or have enjoyed sth
The audience cheered and clapped.
观众又是喝彩又是鼓掌。
Everyone clapped us when we went up to get our prize.
我们上前领奖时,大家都为我们鼓掌。
2.
[i][t]
拍手;击掌to hit your open hands together
Everyone clapped in time to the music.
大家合着音乐的节奏拍手。
She clapped her hands in delight.
她高兴地拍起手来。
He clapped his hands for silence.
他拍手要大家安静下来。
3.
[t]
~ sb on the back/shoulder
(常指友好地)轻拍某人的背(或肩)to lightly hit sb with your open hand, usually in a friendly way
4.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
急速放置to put sth/sb somewhere quickly and suddenly
‘Oh dear!’ she cried, clapping a hand over her mouth.
“哎呀!”她叫道,急急用手捂住了嘴。
to clap sb in irons/jail/prison
迅速把某人关进监狱
n.
1.
[sing]
鼓掌;拍手;掌声;拍手声an act of clapping the hands; the sound this makes
Give him a clap!(= to praise sb at the end of a performance)
为他鼓掌吧!
2.
[c]
砰然巨响;霹雳声a sudden loud noise
a clap of thunder
一声霹雳
3.
[u]
(informal)
淋病a disease of the sexual organs, caught by having sex with an infected person

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