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rattle

US [ˈræt(ə)l]
UK ['ræt(ə)l]
  • n.拨浪鼓;一连串短促尖厉的撞击声;咔嗒声
  • v.(使)发出咔嗒咔嗒的声音;(运行时)发出连续短促的高声;使紧张
  • Web格格作响;摇响器;发出格格声
Simple Present:rattles  Present Participle:rattling  Past Tense:rattled  
rattle
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v.
— see also
sabre-rattling
1.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(使)发出咔嗒咔嗒的声音to make a series of short loud sounds when hitting against sth hard; to make sth do this
Every time a bus went past, the windows rattled.
每逢公共汽车经过这里,窗户都格格作响。
2.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
(运行时)发出连续短促的高声to make a series of short loud sounds as it moves somewhere
A convoy of trucks rattled by.
卡车队隆隆驶过。
3.
[t]
~ sb
使紧张;使恐惧to make sb nervous or frightened
He was clearly rattled by the question.
这个问题显然令他感到紧张。
IDM
Who's rattled his cage?
谁惹他生气了?
rattle sbs cage
(informal)
骚扰;使恼怒to annoy sb
Who's rattled his cage?
谁惹他生气了?
n.
1.
[ususing]
一连串短促尖厉的撞击声;咔嗒声a series of short loud sounds made when hard objects hit against each other
the rattle of gunfire
轰隆轰隆的炮火声
From the kitchen came a rattling of cups and saucers.
从厨房里传来叮叮当当杯盘相碰的声音。
2.
拨浪鼓a baby's toy that makes a series of short loud sounds when it is shaken
3.
响板(在体育比赛等中观众用来助阵)a wooden object that is held in one hand and makes a series of short loud sounds when you spin it round, used, for example, by people watching a sports game

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