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pause

US [pɔz]
UK [pɔːz]
  • v.暂停;停顿;暂停放像
  • n.停顿;暂停键;停顿的时间;延长记号
  • Web中止;停止;暂停游戏
Plural Form:pauses  Present Participle:pausing  Past Tense:paused  
pause
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v.
1.
[i]
暂停;停顿to stop talking or doing sth for a short time before continuing
Anita paused for a moment, then said: ‘All right’.
安尼塔略停了一会儿,然后说:“好吧”。
The woman spoke almost without pausing for breath(= very quickly) .
那女人说话像放连珠炮似的。
I paused at the door and looked back.
我停在门口,回头看了看。
Pausing only to pull on a sweater, he ran out of the house.
他只停下来穿了件毛衣就冲出了屋外。
2.
[t]
~ sth
(按暂停键)暂停放音,暂停放像to stop a tape, CD, etc. for a short time using the pause button
She paused the DVD and went to answer the phone.
她暂停了 DVD 去接电话。
n.
1.
[c]
~ (in sth)
停顿;停顿的时间a period of time during which sb stops talking or stops what they are doing
There was a long pause before she answered.
她停了好一会儿才回答。
David waited for a pause in the conversation so he could ask his question.
戴维等着谈话停下来,好问个问题。
After a brief pause, they continued climbing.
他们略停了一下就继续爬山。
The rain fell without pause .
雨不停地下着。
2.
[c]
延长记号a sign (n) over a note or a rest to show that it should be longer than usual
3.
[u]
暂停键a control that allows you to stop a tape recorder , CD player, etc. for a short time
Press pause to stop the tape.
按暂停键停下磁带。
IDM
give (sb) pause
使认真考虑;使犹豫to make sb think seriously about sth or hesitate before doing sth

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