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pierce

US [pɪrs]
UK [pɪə(r)s]
  • v.穿透;扎;刺破;穿过
  • n.皮尔斯
  • Web刺穿;冲孔;洞察
Simple Present:pierces  Present Participle:piercing  Past Tense:pierced  
pierce
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v.
1.
[t][i]
扎;刺破;穿透to make a small hole in sth, or to go through sth, with a sharp object
The arrow pierced his shoulder.
箭头射入他的肩膀。
He pierced another hole in his belt with his knife.
他用刀子在皮腰带上又扎了一个洞。
to have your ears/nose, etc. pierced(= to have a small hole made in your ears/nose, etc. so that you can wear jewellery there)
在耳朵、鼻子等上扎洞眼
She was pierced to the heart with guilt.
她万般愧疚,心如刀割。
The knife pierced through his coat.
刀子刺穿了他的外衣。
2.
[t][i]
~ (through) sth
刺破;穿过;透入to be suddenly seen or heard
Sirens pierced the silence of the night.
警笛声划破了夜晚的宁静。
Shafts of sunlight pierced the heavy mist.
缕缕阳光穿透了浓雾。
3.
[t][i]
~ (through) sth
冲破;突破to force a way through a barrier
They failed to pierce the Liverpool defence.
他们未能突破利物浦队的防线。

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