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poke

US [poʊk]
UK [pəʊk]
  • v.戳;伸出;捅;推
  • n.戳;拨;捅;挑
  • Web刺;戳一下;拨开
Simple Present:pokes  Present Participle:poking  Past Tense:poked  
poke
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v.
1.
[t]
(用手指或其他东西)捅,戳,杵to quickly push your fingers or another object into sb/sth
She poked him in the ribs with her elbow.
她用胳膊肘顶他的肋部。
She poked her elbow into his ribs.
她用胳膊肘顶他的肋部。
I'm sick of being poked and prodded by doctors.
我讨厌让医生在我身上戳戳点点的。
She got up and poked the fire(= to make it burn more strongly) .
她起来拨了拨火。
2.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
推;捅;戳;探to push sth somewhere or move it in a particular direction with a small quick movement
He poked his head around the corner to check that nobody was coming.
他从转角处探出头来,查看有没有人过来。
Someone had poked a message under the door.
有人从门底下塞进了一张纸条。
Don't poke her eye out with that stick!
别让那根棍子戳着她的眼睛!
3.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
露出;伸出;探出if an object ispoking out of, through, etc. sth, you can see a part of it that is no longer covered by sth else
The end of the cable was left poking out of the wall.
电缆头从墙里露出来了。
Clumps of grass poked up through the snow.
一簇簇的草破雪而出。
4.
[t]
~ a hole in sth (with sth)
捅窟窿;扎洞to make a hole in sth by pushing your finger or another object into it
The kids poked holes in the ice with sticks.
孩子们用棍子在冰上戳洞。
5.
[t]
~ sb
与(某人)性交to have sex with sb
IDM
Her novels poke fun at the upper class.
她的小说嘲弄上流社会。
poke fun at sb/sth
拿…开心;奚落;嘲弄to say unkind things about sb/sth in order to make other people laugh at them
Her novels poke fun at the upper class.
她的小说嘲弄上流社会。
n.
1.
[c][ususing]
捅;戳;拨;挑the action of quickly pushing your fingers or another object into sb/sth
to give the fire a poke
拨一拨火
He gave me a poke in the ribs to wake me up.
他捅了一下我的肋部把我叫醒。
2.
[u]
(汽车的)马力,推进力power in a car
I prefer something with a bit more poke.
我想要马力再大些的。
IDM
have a poke around
(informal)
仔细寻觅;探究;打探to look carefully around a place to see what you can find; to try to find out information about sb/sth
take a poke at sb/sth
(informal)
嘲弄;奚落;嘲笑to make an unkind remark about sb/sth; to laugh at sb/sth

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