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lock

US [lɑk]
UK [lɒk]
  • n.锁;船闸;车锁;头发
  • v.加锁;卡住;(用锁)锁上;被锁住
  • Web锁定;上锁;锁止
Plural Form:locks  Present Participle:locking  Past Tense:locked  
lock
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(用锁)锁上;被锁住to fasten sth with a lock; to be fastened with a lock
Did you lock the door?
你锁门了吗?
This suitcase doesn't lock.
这手提箱锁不上。
2.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
把…锁起来to put sth in a safe place and lock it
She locked her passport and money in the safe.
她把自己的护照和钱锁在了保险柜里。
3.
[i][t]
~ (sth) (in/into/around, etc. sth).~ (sth) (together)
(使)固定,卡住,塞住to become or make sth become fixed in one position and unable to move
The brakes locked and the car skidded.
汽车刹车抱死,车在原地打滑。
He locked his helmet into position with a click.
他咔哒一声把头盔扣好。
4.
[t]
陷入,卷入(困境、争论、争执等)to be involved in a difficult situation, an argument, a disagreement, etc.
The two sides are locked into a bitter dispute.
双方陷入了激烈的争论。
She felt locked in a loveless marriage.
她觉得自己陷入了一桩没有爱情的婚姻。
5.
[t]
被紧紧抓住(或抱住)to be held very tightly by sb
They were locked in a passionate embrace.
他们热烈地拥抱在一起。
6.
[t]
~ sth
加锁;锁(定、紧)to prevent computer data from being changed or looked at by sb without permission
These files are locked to protect confidentiality.
为了保密,这些文件都加了锁。
IDM
The company has locked horns with the unions over proposed pay cuts.
公司与工会就减薪计划争论不休。
lock horns (with sb) (over sth)
涉及(与某人的)争论(或争端、纠纷)to get involved in an argument or a disagreement with sb
The company has locked horns with the unions over proposed pay cuts.
公司与工会就减薪计划争论不休。
n.
— see also
armlock
,
headlock
1.
[c]
a device that keeps a door, window, lid, etc. shut, usually needing a key to open it
She turned the key in the lock.
她转动锁眼里的钥匙。
2.
[c]
车锁;制动器;锁定器;制轮楔a device with a key that prevents a vehicle or machine from being used
a bicycle lock
自行车的车锁
a steering lock
转向锁
3.
[u]
(机器部件等的)锁定a state in which the parts of a machine, etc. do not move
4.
[u][sing]
前轮转向角度the amount that the front wheels can be turned in one direction or the other in order to turn the vehicle
I had the steering wheel on full lock(= I had turned it as far as it would turn) .
我把方向盘转到了底。
5.
[c]
(运河或河流的)闸,船闸a section of canal or river with a gate at either end, in which the water level can be changed so that boats can move from one level of the canal or river to another
6.
[c]
一绺(或一缕)头发a few hairs that hang or lie together on your head
John brushed a lock of hair from his eyes.
约翰撩开眼前的一绺头发。
7.
[pl]
头发a person's hair
She shook her long, flowing locks.
她抖了抖她那飘逸的长发。
8.
[c]
(并列争球的)第二排前锋,锁球队员a player in the second row of the scrum
9.
[sing]
a ~ (on sth)
(对某物的)完全控制total control of sth
One company had a virtual lock on all orange juice sales in the state.
有一家公司实际上垄断了整个州所有的橙汁销售。
IDM
He sold the business lock, stock and barrel.
他把生意全盘卖掉了。
lock, stock and barrel
全部;所有including everything
He sold the business lock, stock and barrel.
他把生意全盘卖掉了。
We keep our valuables under lock and key.
我们把贵重物品锁起来收好了。
I will not rest until the murderer is under lock and key.
杀人凶手一天不关起来我一天不罢休。
(keep sth/put sth/be) under lock and key
把…安全地锁起来;在押;被囚禁locked up safely somewhere; in prison
We keep our valuables under lock and key.
我们把贵重物品锁起来收好了。
I will not rest until the murderer is under lock and key.
杀人凶手一天不关起来我一天不罢休。

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