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flail

US [fleɪl]
UK [fleɪl]
  • v.乱动;胡乱摆动;猛打
  • n.梿枷(旧时长柄脱粒农具)
  • Web连枷;链枷;抽打
Plural Form:flails  Present Participle:flailing  Past Tense:flailed  
flail
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v.
1.
[i][t]
~ (sth) (about/around)
乱动;胡乱摆动to move around without control; to move your arms and legs around without control
The boys flailed around on the floor.
男孩子们在地板上手舞足蹈任意地动来动去。
He was running along, his arms flailing wildly.
他向前跑,拼命摆动双臂。
2.
[t]
~ sb/sth
(尤指用棍棒)猛击,猛打to hit sb/sth very hard, especially with a stick
n.
1.
梿枷(旧时长柄脱粒农具)a tool that has a long handle with a stick swinging from it, used especially in the past to separate grains of wheat from their dry outer covering, by beating the wheat

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