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nudge

US [nʌdʒ]
UK [nʌdʒ]
  • n.轻推;(温和的)劝说;讨厌的家伙;【网】(聊天工具的)窗口抖动功能
  • v.用身体的一部分(尤指肘部)轻推;(朝某一方向)逐步推进;劝说
  • Web用肘轻推;微移;助推
Simple Present:nudges  Present Participle:nudging  Past Tense:nudged  
nudge
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sb/sth
(用肘)轻推,轻触to push sb gently, especially with your elbow, in order to get their attention
He nudged me and whispered, ‘Look who's just come in.’
他用胳膊肘碰了我一下,低声说:“瞧谁进来了。”
2.
[t]
~ sb/sth + adv./prep.
(朝某方向)轻推,渐渐推动to push sb/sth gently or gradually in a particular direction
He nudged the ball past the goalie and into the net.
他轻松地将球推过守门员,送入网中。
She nudged me out of the way.
她将我慢慢地推开了。
He nudged the conversation towards the subject of money.
他将谈话逐步引到钱这个话题上。
She tried to nudge him into changing his mind(= persuade him to do it) .
她试图慢慢说服他改变主意。
3.
[t][i]
~ (sth) + adv./prep.
用胳膊肘挤开往前走to move forward by pushing with your elbow
He nudged his way through the crowd.
他用胳膊肘开路穿过人群。
4.
[t]
~ sth (+ adv./prep.)
(使)达到,接近to reach or make sth reach a particular level
Inflation is nudging 20%.
通货膨胀即将达到 20%。
This afternoon's sunshine could nudge the temperature above freezing.
今天下午的阳光可使温度达到冰点以上。
n.
1.
(肘部的)轻推,碰a slight push, usually with the elbow
She gave me a gentle nudge in the ribs to tell me to shut up.
她用胳膊肘捅了一下我的腰,让我住口。
He can work hard but he needs a nudge now and then.
他能够努力工作,但偶尔需要督促一下。
IDM
They've been spending a lot of time together, nudge nudge, wink wink.
他们长期厮混在一起,卿卿我我的。
nudge nudge, wink wink|a nudge and a wink
(暗指与性行为有关的事)眉来眼去used to suggest sth to do with sex without actually saying it
They've been spending a lot of time together, nudge nudge, wink wink.
他们长期厮混在一起,卿卿我我的。

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