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prey

US [preɪ]
UK [preɪ]
  • n.猎物;受害者;受骗者
  • v.折磨;掠夺;捕食 (on, upon);损害 (on, upon)
  • Web被捕食的动物;掠食;掠夺者
Simple Present:preys  Present Participle:preying  Past Tense:preyed  
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n.
1.
猎物an animal, a bird, etc. that is hunted, killed and eaten by another
The lion will often stalk its prey for hours.
狮子经常悄然跟踪猎物达几个小时。
birds of prey(= birds that kill for food)
猛禽
2.
受害者;受骗者a person who is harmed or tricked by sb, especially for dishonest purposes
Elderly people are easy prey for dishonest salesmen.
老年人容易上狡诈推销员的当。
IDM
be/fall prey to sth
被捕食;成为猎物to be killed and eaten by another animal or bird
受害;受坏影响to be harmed or affected by sth bad
v.
IDM
prey on sbs mind
萦绕心头;使耿耿于怀to make sb think and worry about it all the time

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