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nobble

US ['nɑb(ə)l]
UK ['nɒb(ə)l]
  • v.阻止(赛马)取胜;买通;阻挠;使遭受挫折
  • Web诈骗;逮捕;收买
Simple Present:nobbles  Present Participle:nobbling  Past Participle:nobbled  
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v.
1.
~ sth
阻止(赛马)取胜to prevent a horse from winning a race, for example by giving it drugs
2.
~ sb
买通to persuade sb to do what you want, especially illegally, by offering them money
his attempts to nobble the jury
他想收买陪审团的种种企图
3.
~ sb
阻挠;使遭受挫折to prevent sb from achieving what they want thwart
4.
~ sb
(尤指有违其意愿)抓住,引起注意to catch sb or get their attention, especially when they are unwilling
He was nobbled by the press who wanted details of the affair.
新闻界紧盯住他不放,要了解事件的详情。

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