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perch

US [pɜː(r)tʃ]
UK [pɜː(r)tʃ]
  • n.高位;(鸟的) 栖木;〈非正式〉高处;(位于高位的)休息处
  • v.坐;(鸟)栖息;停歇;(某人)歇息
  • Web鲈鱼;河鲈;河鲈鱼
Plural Form:perches  Present Participle:perching  Past Tense:perched  
perch
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (on sth)
栖息;停留to land and stay on a branch, etc.
A robin was perching on the fence.
一只知更鸟落在篱笆上。
2.
[i][t]
(informal)
(使)坐,坐在…边沿to sit or to make sb sit on sth, especially on the edge of it
We perched on a couple of high stools at the bar.
我们坐在酒吧的几张高脚凳上。
She perched herself on the edge of the bed.
她坐在床沿上。
3.
[i]
~ (on sth)
置于(顶上或边上)to be placed on the top or the edge of sth
The hotel perched precariously on a steep hillside.
旅店立在陡峭的山坡上状似摇摇欲坠。
n.
1.
(鸟的)栖息处,栖木a place where a bird rests, especially a branch or bar for this purpose, for example in a bird's cage
2.
高座;高处a high seat or position
He watched the game from his precarious perch on top of the wall.
他无视安全,高坐在墙头上观看比赛。
3.
鲈鱼;河鲈a freshwater fish that is sometimes used for food

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