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overrun

US [ˌoʊvərˈrʌn]
UK [ˌəʊvəˈrʌn]
  • v.泛滥;横行;肆虐;多用(时间、钱财等)
  • n.猖獗;泛滥成灾;蔓延;横行为害
  • Web膨胀率;超过;超支
Past Tense:overran  Present Participle:overrunning  Simple Present:overruns  
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1.
[t][oftpass]
~ sth
泛滥;横行;肆虐to fill or spread over an area quickly, especially in large numbers
The house was completely overrun with mice.
这房子简直成了老鼠的天下。
Enemy soldiers had overrun the island.
敌军士兵侵占了该岛。
2.
[i][t]
多用(时间、钱财等);超时to take more time or money than was intended
Her lectures never overrun.
她讲课从不拖堂。
You've overrun your time by 10 minutes.
你超时 10 分钟了。

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