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inch

US [ɪntʃ]
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  • n.英寸(长度单位,等于 2.54 厘米,1 英尺等于 12 英寸)
  • v.(使朝某方向)谨慎移动
  • Web尺寸;英制;寸动
Plural Form:inches  Present Participle:inching  Past Tense:inched  
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n.
1.
英寸(长度单位,等于 2.54 厘米,1 英尺等于 12 英寸)a unit for measuring length, equal to 2.54 centimetres. There are 12 inches in a foot.
1.14 inches of rain fell last night.
昨晚的降雨量为 1.14 英寸。
She's a few inches taller than me.
她比我高几英寸。
2.
少量;短距离a small amount or distance
He escaped death by an inch .
他差点丧了命。
The car missed us by inches .
那辆车险些撞到了我们。
He was just inches away from scoring.
他只差一点儿就得分了。
IDM
The doctor examined every inch of his body.
医生检查了他全身的每一部分。
If they try to fire me I'll fight them every inch of the way .
他们要是想解雇我,我就和他们抗争到底。
In his first game the young player already looked every inch a winner.
那位年轻的选手在第一局比赛看上去就已经胜券在握了。
every inch
整体;全部the whole of sth
The doctor examined every inch of his body.
医生检查了他全身的每一部分。
If they try to fire me I'll fight them every inch of the way .
他们要是想解雇我,我就和他们抗争到底。
完全地completely
In his first game the young player already looked every inch a winner.
那位年轻的选手在第一局比赛看上去就已经胜券在握了。
give sb an inch (and theyll take a mile/yard)
得寸进尺used to say that if you allow some people a small amount of freedom or power they will see you as weak and try to take a lot more
She crawled forward inch by inch.
她一点一点地往前爬。
inch by inch
缓慢而谨慎地;一步一步very slowly and with great care or difficulty
She crawled forward inch by inch.
她一点一点地往前爬。
We tried to negotiate a lower price but they wouldn't budge an inch.
我们试图把价还低一些,但他们寸步不让。
not budge/give/move an inch
寸步不让to refuse to change your position, decision, etc. even a little
We tried to negotiate a lower price but they wouldn't budge an inch.
我们试图把价还低一些,但他们寸步不让。
She was within an inch of being killed.
她险些丧命。
They beat him (to) within an inch of his life(= very severely) .
他们险些儿把他打死。
within an inch of sth/of doing sth
差一点;险些very close to sth/doing sth
She was within an inch of being killed.
她险些丧命。
They beat him (to) within an inch of his life(= very severely) .
他们险些儿把他打死。
v.
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(使朝某方向)谨慎移动to move or make sth move slowly and carefully in a particular direction
She moved forward, inching towards the rope.
她小心翼翼地慢慢向绳子挪过去。
I inched the car forward.
我开着车小心地缓缓前行。
He inched his way through the narrow passage.
他一点一点地穿过狭窄的通道。

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