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drown

US [draʊn]
UK [draʊn]
  • v.淹没;溺死;浸透;浸泡
  • Web淹死;溺水;使溺死
Simple Present:drowns  Present Participle:drowning  Past Tense:drowned  
drown
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)淹死,溺死to die because you have been underwater too long and you cannot breathe; to kill sb in this way
Two children drowned after falling into the river.
两个孩子掉进河里淹死了。
He had attempted to rescue the drowning man.
他曾试图去救那个溺水的男人。
She tried to drown herself.
她试图投水自杀。
He was drowned at sea.
他淹死在海里。
They had drowned the unwanted kittens.
他们把没人要的小猫淹死了。
2.
[t]
~ sth (in sth)
浸透;淹没;浸泡to make sth very wet; to completely cover sth in water or another liquid
The fruit was drowned in cream.
水果在奶油里泡过。
3.
[t]
~ sb/sth (out)
压过;盖没;淹没to be louder than other sounds so that you cannot hear them
She turned up the radio to drown out the noise from next door.
她开大了收音机的音量以压过隔壁房间的吵闹声。

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