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scorch

US [skɔrtʃ]
UK [skɔː(r)tʃ]
  • v.(把…)烫坏;烤焦(物体表面);(使)枯黄;疾驰
  • n.烧焦;〈俚〉(汽车等的)高速疾驰
  • Web挖苦;灼烧;枯萎
Simple Present:scorches  Present Participle:scorching  Past Tense:scorched  
scorch
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth).~ sth + adj.
(把…)烫坏,烧煳;烤焦(物体表面)to burn and slightly damage a surface by making it too hot; to be slightly burned by heat
I scorched my dress when I was ironing it.
我把自己的连衣裙熨焦了。
Don't stand so near the fire─your coat is scorching!
别站得离火那么近,你的外衣都快烤焦了!
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(使)枯黄,枯萎(尤指因暴晒或化学品的作用)to become or to make sth become dry and brown, especially from the heat of the sun or from chemicals
scorched grass
枯草
The leaves will scorch if you water them in the sun.
在太阳底下浇水,叶子会枯。
3.
[i]
(informal)
+ adv./prep.
疾驰;飞驰to move very fast
The car scorched off down the road.
汽车沿公路飞驰而去。

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