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insinuate

US [ɪnˈsɪnjuˌeɪt]
UK [ɪnˈsɪnjueɪt]
  • v.暗示;钻营;活动;(使)缓慢进入
  • Web使潜入;隐射;含沙射影
Simple Present:insinuates  Present Participle:insinuating  Past Tense:insinuated  
insinuate
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v.
1.
暗示,旁敲侧击地指出(不快的事)to suggest indirectly that sth unpleasant is true
The article insinuated that he was having an affair with his friend's wife.
文章含沙射影地点出他和朋友的妻子有染。
What are you trying to insinuate?
你拐弯抹角想说什么?
an insinuating smile
暗示的微笑
2.
~ yourself into sth
钻营;活动to succeed in gaining sb's respect, affection, etc. so that you can use the situation to your own advantage
In the first act, the villain insinuates himself into the household of the man he intends to kill.
在第一幕中,恶棍混进了他企图谋杀的男子的家庭。
3.
~ yourself/sth + adv./prep.
(使)缓慢进入;慢慢伸入to slowly move yourself or a part of your body into a particular position or place
She insinuated her right hand under his arm.
她悄悄把右手插到他胳膊底下。

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