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flitting is flit's Present Participle

flit

US [flɪt]
UK [flɪt]
  • v.掠过;轻快地从一处到另一处;迁移;迁居
  • n.飞去;夜逃;偷偷搬家
  • Web搬运;搬移;翩翩飞起
Past Tense:flitted  Simple Present:flits  Present Participle:flitting  
flitting
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v.
1.
[i]
轻快地从一处到另一处;掠过to move lightly and quickly from one place or thing to another
Butterflies flitted from flower to flower.
蝴蝶在花丛中飞来飞去。
He flits from one job to another.
他频繁跳槽。
A smile flitted across his face.
他脸上笑容一闪而过。
A thought flitted through my mind.
我脑海中掠过一个念头。
2.
[i]
迁移;迁居;搬家to change the place where you live
I had to change schools every time my parents flitted.
我父母每次迁居,我都得换学校。
n.
IDM
do a moonlight/midnight flit
(informal)
(通常为了躲债)夜间偷偷逃走to leave a place suddenly and secretly at night, usually in order to avoid paying money that you owe to sb

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