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rein

US [reɪn]
UK [reɪn]
  • n.控制;缰绳;(幼儿佩带以防走失的)保护带;主宰
  • v.控制;箝制;抑制(情欲等);给(马)套上缰绳
  • Web统治;驾驭;支配
Plural Form:reins  Present Participle:reining  Past Tense:reined  
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n.
1.
[c][usupl]
缰绳a long narrow leather band that is attached to a metal bar in a horse's mouth(= a bit ) and is held by the rider in order to control the horse
She pulled gently on the reins.
她轻轻地拉着缰绳。
2.
[pl]
(幼儿佩带以防走失的)保护带strips of leather, etc. worn by a small child and held by an adult in order to stop the child from walking off and getting lost
3.
[pl]
控制;主宰;掌管the state of being in control or the leader of sth
It was time to hand over the reins of power(= to give control to sb else) .
是该让权的时候了。
The vice-president was forced to take up the reins of office.
副总统被迫走马上任。
IDM
The designer was given free rein.
设计者可以自由发挥。
The script allows full rein to her larger-than-life acting style.
剧本允许她充分展现她那夸张的表演风格。
give/allow sb/sth free/full rein|give/allow free/full rein to sth
对…不加约束;放任自由;充分表达(感情)to give sb complete freedom of action; to allow a feeling to be expressed freely
The designer was given free rein.
设计者可以自由发挥。
The script allows full rein to her larger-than-life acting style.
剧本允许她充分展现她那夸张的表演风格。
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