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restrain

US [rɪˈstreɪn]
UK [rɪ'streɪn]
  • v.抑制;阻止;控制;约束(自己)
  • Web束缚;制止;克制
Simple Present:restrains  Present Participle:restraining  Past Tense:restrained  
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v.
1.
(尤指用武力)制止,阻止,管制to stop sb/sth from doing sth, especially by using physical force
The prisoner had to be restrained by the police.
警方只好强行制住囚犯。
He placed a restraining hand on her arm.
他拉住她的胳膊制止她。
They have obtained an injunction restraining the company from selling the product.
他们已经得到阻止这家公司出售这一产品的禁销令。
2.
约束(自己);控制(自己);忍住to stop yourself from feeling an emotion or doing sth that you would like to do
John managed to restrain his anger.
约翰努力压制住自己的怒气。
She had to restrain herself from crying out in pain.
她只得忍住疼痛,不哭出来。
3.
~ sth
抑制;控制to stop sth that is growing or increasing from becoming too large
The government is taking steps to restrain inflation.
政府正在采取措施控制通货膨胀。

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