Go to Bing homepage

flatten

US [ˈflæt(ə)n]
UK ['flæt(ə)n]
  • v.(使)变平;把…弄平;摧毁;轻易击败
  • Web使变平;压平;展平
Simple Present:flattens  Present Participle:flattening  Past Tense:flattened  
flatten
Show examples
v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)变平;把…弄平to become or make sth become flat or flatter
The cookies will flatten slightly while cooking.
曲奇饼烤时会略微变平。
These exercises will help to flatten your stomach.
这些身体锻炼有助你腹部变平。
He flattened his hair down with gel.
他用发胶把头发弄平。
2.
[t]
~ sth
摧毁,推倒,弄倒(建筑物、树木等)to destroy or knock down a building, tree, etc.
Most of the factory was flattened by the explosion.
工厂的大部分被爆炸夷为平地。
3.
[t]
(informal)
~ sb
轻易击败to defeat sb easily in a competition, an argument, etc.
Our team was flattened this evening!
今晚我们队被打得落花流水!
4.
[t]
(informal)
~ sb
击倒;打倒to hit sb very hard so that they fall down
He flattened the intruder with a single punch.
他一拳就把闯入者打倒在地。
I'll flatten you if you do that again!
你要再那样我就把你揍趴下!

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
More sentence filters
Hide sentence filters