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elude

US [iˈluːd]
UK [ɪˈluːd]
  • v.躲避;逃避;使…迷惑;难倒…
  • Web吓得夺门而逃;闪避;使困惑
Past Tense:eluded  Present Participle:eluding  Simple Present:eludes  
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
(尤指机敏地)避开,逃避,躲避to manage to avoid or escape from sb/sth, especially in a clever way
The two men managed to elude the police for six weeks.
这两个男人想方设法逃避警方追捕达六个星期。
2.
~ sb
使达不到;使不记得;使不理解if stheludes you, you are not able to achieve it, or not able to remember or understand it
He was extremely tired but sleep eluded him.
他累极了,却睡不着。
They're a popular band but chart success has eluded them so far.
他们是一支很受欢迎的乐队,但到目前为止还未能在每周流行唱片排行榜上取得佳绩。
Finally he remembered the tiny detail that had eluded him the night before.
他终于想起了前一天晚上想不起来的细节。

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