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fasten

US [ˈfæs(ə)n]
UK [ˈfɑːs(ə)n]
  • v.扣紧;盯住;盖好;使牢固
  • Web扎牢;使固定;系牢
Simple Present:fastens  Present Participle:fastening  Past Tense:fastened  
fasten
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v.
1.
[t][i]
(使两部分)系牢,扎牢,结牢,扣紧to close or join together the two parts of sth; to become closed or joined together
Fasten your seatbelts, please.
请系好安全带。
He fastened up his coat and hurried out.
他扣好大衣就匆匆出去了。
The dress fastens at the back.
这件连衣裙是在后背系扣的。
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(使)关紧,盖好to close sth firmly so that it will not open; to be closed in this way
Fasten the gates securely so that they do not blow open.
把大门闩好以免被风吹开。
The window wouldn't fasten.
这扇窗子关不严。
3.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
使牢固;使固定to fix or place sth in a particular position, so that it will not move
He fastened back the shutters.
他把活动护窗拉开系紧。
4.
[t]
~ A to B.~ A and B (together)
(使两物)系牢,扎牢,结牢,扣牢to attach or tie one thing to another thing
He fastened the papers together with a paper clip.
他用回形针别好了文件。
5.
[t][i]
握住;抓牢;咬住if youfasten your arms around sb, your teeth into sth, etc., or if your arms, teeth, etc.fasten around, into, etc. sb/sth, you hold the person/thing firmly with your arms, etc.
The dog fastened its teeth in his leg.
狗死死咬着他的腿。
His hand fastened on her arm.
他用手牢牢抓住她的胳膊。
6.
[t][i]
~ (sth) (on sb/sth)
盯住if youfasten your eyes on sb/sth or your eyesfasten on sb/sth, you look at them for a long time
He fastened his gaze on her face.
他盯着她的脸。

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