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seize

US [siz]
UK [siːz]
  • v.抓住;捉拿;夺;没收
  • Web夺取;捉住;夺取,占领
Simple Present:seizes  Present Participle:seizing  Past Tense:seized  
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v.
1.
抓住;捉住;夺to take sb/sth in your hand suddenly and using force
She tried to seize the gun from him.
她试图夺他的枪。
He seized her by the arm.
他抓住她的胳膊。
She seized hold of my hand.
她抓住我的手。
2.
~ sth (from sb)
(常指通过暴力突然)夺取,攻占,控制to take control of a place or situation, often suddenly and violently
They seized the airport in a surprise attack.
他们突袭攻占了机场。
The army has seized control of the country.
军队已经控制全国。
He seized power in a military coup.
他在军事政变中夺取了政权。
3.
~ sb
逮捕;捉拿;俘获to arrest or capture sb
The men were seized as they left the building.
这些人在离开那栋房子时被抓获。
4.
~ sth
起获;没收;扣押to take illegal or stolen goods away from sb
A large quantity of drugs was seized during the raid.
在这次突击行动中起获了大量毒品。
5.
~ a chance, an opportunity, the initiative, etc.
抓住,把握(机会、时机、主动等)to be quick to make use of a chance, an opportunity, etc.
The party seized the initiative with both hands(= quickly and with enthusiasm) .
该党迅速掌握主动。
6.
~ sb
突然侵袭;突然控制to affect sb suddenly and deeply
Panic seized her.
她突然惊慌失措。
He was seized by curiosity.
他好奇心顿起。

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