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milk

US [mɪlk]
UK [mɪlk]
  • n.乳汁;乳液;(牛或羊等的)奶
  • v.挤奶;趁机牟利;捞一把;捞好处
  • Web牛奶;米尔克;鲜奶
Simple Present:milks  Present Participle:milking  Past Tense:milked  
milk
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n.
1.
(牛或羊等的)奶the white liquid produced by cows, goats and some other animals as food for their young and used as a drink by humans
a pint/litre of milk
一品脱╱一升奶
a bottle/carton of milk
一瓶╱一纸盒奶
fresh/dried/powdered milk
鲜奶;奶粉
Do you take milk in your tea?
你茶里加奶吗?
milk products(= butter, cheese, etc.)
乳制品
2.
(人或哺乳动物的)奶,乳汁the white liquid that is produced by women and female mammals for feeding their babies
breast milk
母乳
3.
(椰子等植物的)白色汁液,乳液the white juice of some plants and trees, especially the coconut
IDM
the milk of human kindness
人的善良天性;恻隐之心kind behaviour, considered to be natural to humans
v.
1.
~ sth
挤奶to take milk from a cow, goat , etc.
2.
趁机牟利;捞一把;捞好处to obtain as much money, advantage, etc. for yourself as you can from a particular situation, especially in a dishonest way
She's milked a small fortune from the company over the years.
许多年来她揩公司的油,发了一笔小财。
She's milked the company of a small fortune.
她揩公司的油,发了一笔小财。
I know he's had a hard time lately, but he's certainly milking it for all it's worth(= using it as an excuse to do things that people would normally object to) .
我知道他最近的日子不好过,但他却以此为借口为所欲为。

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