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grumble

US [ˈɡrʌmb(ə)l]
UK ['ɡrʌmb(ə)l]
  • v.发牢骚;咕哝;嘟囔;咕隆
  • n.嘟囔;牢骚;咕隆声;隆隆声
  • Web抱怨;怨言;埋怨
Simple Present:grumbles  Present Participle:grumbling  Past Tense:grumbled  
grumble
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v.
1.
[i][t]
咕哝;嘟囔;发牢骚to complain about sb/sth in a bad-tempered way
She's always grumbling to me about how badly she's treated at work.
她总是向我抱怨她在工作中如何受亏待。
‘I'll just have to do it myself,’ he grumbled.
“我只好自己动手了。”他咕哝着说。
They kept grumbling that they were cold.
他们不停地嘟囔着说冷。
2.
[i]
咕隆;发轰隆声to make a deep continuous sound
Thunder grumbled in the distance.
远处雷声隆隆。
n.
1.
~ (about sth).~ (that…)
嘟囔;牢骚something that you complain about because you are not satisfied
My main grumble is about the lack of privacy.
我最大的抱怨是缺乏私密性。
2.
咕隆声;隆隆声a long low sound
a distant grumble of thunder
远处隆隆的雷声

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