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crawl

US [krɔl]
UK [krɔːl]
  • v.爬;爬行;匍匐行进;(昆虫)爬行
  • n.自由泳;爬泳;缓慢的速度
  • Web蠕动;匍匐前进;自由式
Simple Present:crawls  Present Participle:crawling  Past Tense:crawled  
crawl
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v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
爬;爬行;匍匐行进to move forward on your hands and knees, with your body close to the ground
Our baby is just starting to crawl.
我们的宝宝刚开始会爬。
A man was crawling away from the burning wreckage.
一个男人正从燃烧着的残骸往外爬。
2.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
(昆虫)爬行when an insectcrawls , it moves forward on its legs
There's a spider crawling up your leg.
有只蜘蛛正顺着你的腿往上爬。
3.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
缓慢行进to move forward very slowly
The traffic was crawling along.
来往车辆缓缓而行。
The weeks crawled by.
几个星期慢慢地过去了。
4.
[i]
(informal)
~ (to sb)
卑躬屈膝;谄媚;巴结;拍马屁to be too friendly or helpful to sb in authority, in a way that is not sincere, especially in order to get an advantage from them
She's always crawling to the boss.
她对老板总是谄媚奉承。
n.
1.
[sing]
缓慢的速度a very slow speed
The traffic slowed to a crawl.
来往的车辆放缓速度慢慢前行。
2.
[sing][u]
爬泳;自由泳a fast swimming stroke that you do lying on your front moving one arm over your head, and then the other, while kicking with your feet
a swimmer doing the crawl
游自由泳的运动员

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