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cling

US [klɪŋ]
UK [klɪŋ]
  • v.附着;依附;抓紧;紧握
  • Web坚持;紧贴;粘紧
Past Tense:clung  Simple Present:clings  Present Participle:clinging  
cling
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v.
1.
[i]
抓紧;紧握;紧抱to hold on tightly to sb/sth
survivors clinging to a raft
紧紧抓住救生筏的幸存者
She clung on to her baby.
她紧紧抱住她的婴儿。
Cling on tight!
紧紧抓住!
They clung together, shivering with cold.
他们紧紧地抱在一起,冷得直发抖。
2.
[i]
粘住;附着to stick to sth
a dress that clings(= fits closely and shows the shape of your body)
紧身连衣裙
The wet shirt clung to his chest.
湿衬衫紧贴在他的胸部。
The smell of smoke still clung to her clothes.
烟味仍附着在她的衣服上不散。
3.
[i]
~ (to sb)
(尤指情感上)依恋,依附to stay close to sb, especially because you need them emotionally
After her mother's death, Sara clung to her aunt more than ever.
萨拉在母亲去世后比以往任何时候都更依附于她的姨妈。

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