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dent

US [dent]
UK [dent]
  • n.凹痕;【名】登特
  • v.使…凹陷;破坏
  • Web压痕;牙齿;凹痕贴图
Plural Form:dents  Present Participle:denting  Past Tense:dented  
dent
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v.
1.
~ sth
使凹陷;使产生凹痕to make a hollow place in a hard surface, usually by hitting it
The back of the car was badly dented in the collision.
汽车尾部被撞后严重凹陷。
2.
~ sth
损害,伤害,挫伤(信心、名誉等)to damage sb's confidence, reputation, etc.
It seemed that nothing could dent his confidence.
似乎任何事情都不会使他的信心受挫。
n.
1.
凹痕;凹坑;凹部a hollow place in a hard surface, usually caused by sth hitting it
a large dent in the car door
车门上一大块凹陷
IDM
The lawyer's fees will make a dent in our finances.
律师费将耗去我们一部分资金。
make, etc. a dent in sth
减少,削减(尤指资金)to reduce the amount of sth, especially money
The lawyer's fees will make a dent in our finances.
律师费将耗去我们一部分资金。

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