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lick

US [lɪk]
UK [lɪk]
  • v.舔;舔吃;舔着喝;掠过
  • n.舔;一点儿(涂料);(吉他演奏的歌曲)小过门
  • Web打败;添舌;你舔了舔嘴唇
Simple Present:licks  Present Participle:licking  Past Tense:licked  
lick
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v.
1.
[t]
to move your tongue over the surface of sth in order to eat it, make it wet or clean it
He licked his fingers.
他舔了一下自己的手指。
I'm tired of licking envelopes.
我舔信封都舔烦了。
The cat sat licking its paws.
那只猫坐着舔爪子。
She licked the spoon clean.
她把调羹舔得干干净净。
2.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
舔吃;舔着喝to eat or drink sth by licking it
The cat licked up the milk.
猫把牛奶舔光了。
She licked the honey off the spoon.
她舔光了调羹上的蜂蜜。
3.
[t][i]
掠过;(火舌)舔食to touch sth lightly
Flames were soon licking the curtains.
火焰很快就烧着了窗帘。
The flames were now licking at their feet.
火焰现正在他们脚下蔓延。
4.
[t]
(informal)
~ sb/sth
轻松战胜;轻易对付to easily defeat sb or deal with sth
We thought we had them licked .
我们以为已经轻易地把他们对付过去了。
It was a tricky problem but I think we've licked it.
这是一个棘手的问题,但我认为我们轻而易举地把它解决了。
IDM
lick sbs boots
阿谀奉承;谄媚;拍马屁to show too much respect for sb in authority because you want to please them
lick your wounds
(失败或失望后)恢复元气,重整旗鼓to spend time trying to get your strength or confidence back after a defeat or disappointment
n.
1.
[c]
an act of licking sth with the tongue
Can I have a lick of your ice cream?
我能尝一口你的冰淇淋吗?
2.
[sing]
(informal)
a ~ of paint
一点儿(涂料)a small amount of paint, used to make a place look better
What this room needs is a lick of paint.
这房间所需要的是刷点儿涂料。
3.
[c]
(informal)
(吉他演奏的歌曲)小过门a short piece of music which is part of a song and is played on a guitar
a guitar/blues lick
用吉他演奏的╱布鲁斯乐的小过门
IDM
a lick and a promise
(informal)
草草了事,敷衍塞责(尤指快速地洗刷东西)the act of performing a task quickly and carelessly, especially of washing or cleaning sth quickly
at a (fair) lick
(informal)
迅速;高速地fast; at a high speed

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