Go to Bing homepage

prostrate

US [ˈprɑˌstreɪt]
UK [ˈprɒstreɪt]
  • v.俯伏;拜倒;使一筹莫展;使无能为力
  • adj.俯卧的;趴着的;俯伏的;给(悲伤等)压倒
  • Web使……衰弱;沮丧的;伏地的
Simple Present:prostrates  Present Participle:prostrating  Past Tense:prostrated  
prostrate
Show examples
adj.
1.
俯卧的;趴着的;俯伏的lying on the ground and facing downwards
They fell prostrate in worship.
他们拜倒在地。
He stumbled over Luke's prostrate body.
他绊倒在卢克俯卧的身躯上。
2.
~ (with sth)
给(悲伤等)压倒so shocked, upset, etc. that you cannot do anything
She was prostrate with grief after her son's death.
她因丧子悲痛欲绝。
v.
1.
~ yourself
俯伏;拜倒to lie on your front with your face looking downwards, especially as an act of worship
2.
[usupass]
~ sb
使一筹莫展;使无能为力to make sb feel weak, shocked, and unable to do anything
He was expecting to find her prostrated by the tragedy.
他以为这场悲剧会使她一蹶不振。
For months he was prostrated with grief .
他好几个月都悲痛不已。

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
More sentence filters
Hide sentence filters