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rope

US [roʊp]
UK [rəʊp]
  • n.绳索;粗绳;线缆;圈绳
  • v.用绳子捆(或绑、系);用绳子系牢;捆紧;用套索抓捕(动物)
  • Web夺魂索;缆绳;围绳
Plural Form:ropes  Present Participle:roping  Past Tense:roped  
rope
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n.
1.
[c][u]
粗绳;线缆;绳索very strong thick string made by twisting thinner strings, wires, etc. together
The rope broke and she fell 50 metres onto the rocks.
绳索断了,她从 50 米的高空摔到了岩石上。
We tied his hands together with rope.
我们用绳子把他的手绑在一起。
The anchor was attached to a length of rope.
铁锚系在一段缆绳上。
Coils of rope lay on the quayside.
码头上放着一盘盘的绳子。
2.
[pl]
(拳击或摔跤场四周的)围绳,圈绳the fence made of rope that is around the edge of the area where a boxing or wrestling match takes place
3.
[c]
串在一起的相似的东西a number of similar things attached together by a string or thread
a rope of pearls
一串珍珠
IDM
The question was vague, giving the interviewee enough rope to hang herself .
这个问题模棱两可,让参加面试的人胡乱发挥而自毙吧。
give sb enough rope
放任自由,任其为所欲为(使其犯错误或出丑)to allow sb freedom to do what they want, especially in the hope that they will make a mistake or look silly
The question was vague, giving the interviewee enough rope to hang herself .
这个问题模棱两可,让参加面试的人胡乱发挥而自毙吧。
on the ropes
(informal)
濒于失败;即将失败very close to being defeated
show sb/know/learn the ropes
(informal)
向某人演示╱知道╱学会如何做某事to show sb/know/learn how a particular job should be done
v.
1.
用绳子捆(或绑、系)to tie one person or thing to another with a rope
The thieves had roped the guard's feet together.
窃贼把门卫的双脚捆在了一起。
I roped the goat to a post.
我把山羊拴在一根柱子上。
2.
~ sth
用绳子系牢;捆紧to tie sth with a rope so that it is held tightly and safely
I closed and roped the trunk.
我把箱子盖上,用绳子捆结实。
3.
~ sth
用套索抓捕(动物);套to catch an animal by throwing a circle of rope around it

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