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clutch

US [klʌtʃ]
UK [klʌtʃ]
  • v.抓住;握紧;攫住
  • n.(一把)抓住;魔掌;一次孵的蛋;一窝雏
  • Web离合器;手拿包;手包
Past Participle:clutched  Present Participle:clutching  Simple Present:clutches  
clutch
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v.
1.
[t][i]
紧握;抱紧;抓紧to hold sb/sth tightly
He clutched the child to him.
他紧紧地抱住小孩。
She stood there, the flowers still clutched in her hand.
她站在那里,手里仍然紧握着花束。
I clutched on to the chair for support.
我紧紧抓住椅子撑着身体。
2.
[t][i]
(因害怕或痛苦)突然抓住to take hold of sth suddenly, because you are afraid or in pain
He gasped and clutched his stomach.
他喘着气突然按住自己的胃部。
Fear clutched at her heart.
她突然感到一阵恐惧袭上心头。
n.
1.
[c]
(汽车等换挡用的)离合器踏板the pedal in a car or other vehicle that you press with your foot so that you can change gear
Put your foot on the clutch.
把你的脚放在离合器踏板上。
2.
[c]
(尤指发动机和排挡的)离合器a device in a machine that connects and disconnects working parts, especially the engine and the gears
The car needs a new clutch.
这辆车需要换一个新的离合器了。
3.
[sing]
a ~ of sth
一群(人或动物);一批(物品)a group of people, animals or things
He's won a whole clutch of awards.
他获了一大堆奖。
4.
[pl]
(informal)
势力范围;控制;掌管power or control
He managed to escape from their clutches .
他设法摆脱了他们的控制。
Now that she had him in her clutches , she wasn't going to let go.
她既然已经把他控制在自己手里,就不打算让他脱身。
5.
[c][ususing]
攫住;紧紧抓住a tight hold on sb/sth
She felt the sudden clutch of fear.
她突然感到一阵恐惧。
6.
[c]
(一次下的)一窝蛋;(同时孵出的)一窝小鸟a group of eggs that a bird lays at one time; the young birds that come out of a group of eggs at the same time

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