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prod

US [prɑd]
UK [prɒd]
  • n.戳;杵;捅;催促
  • v.戳;杵;捅;催促
  • Web刺;刺激;激励
Plural Form:prods  Past Tense:prodded  Present Participle:prodding  
prod
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v.
1.
[t][i]
戳;杵;捅to push sb/sth with your finger or with a pointed object
She prodded him in the ribs to wake him up.
她用手指杵他的肋部把他叫醒。
He prodded at his breakfast with a fork.
他拿叉子戳弄着早餐。
2.
[t]
~ sb (into sth/into doing sth)
催促;督促;鼓动to try to make sb do sth, especially when they are unwilling
She finally prodded him into action.
她终于促使他行动起来。
n.
1.
戳;杵;捅the act of pushing sb with your finger or with a pointed object
She gave him a sharp prod with her umbrella.
她用雨伞使劲捅了他一下。
2.
(informal)
催促;鼓励;提醒an act of encouraging sb or of reminding sb to do sth
If they haven't replied by next week, you'll have to call them and give them a prod .
如果下周他们还没答复,你就得打电话催催他们。
3.
(赶牲畜用的)尖棒,刺棒an instrument like a stick that is used for prodding animals
4.
(informal)
(贬称)新教徒an offensive word for a Protestant

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