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spout

US [spaʊt]
UK [spaʊt]
  • v.喷射;喷出;喷水;滔滔不绝地说
  • n.(容器的)嘴;(喷出的)水柱
  • Web壶嘴;喷口;喷嘴
Simple Present:spouts  Present Participle:spouting  Past Tense:spouted  
spout
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n.
1.
(容器的)嘴a pipe or tube on a container, that you can pour liquid out through
the spout of a teapot
茶壶嘴
2.
(喷出的)水柱,液体柱a stream of liquid coming out of somewhere with great force
IDM
Well, that's my holiday plans gone up the spout!
唉,我的休假计划全泡汤了!
be/go up the spout
弄错;搞糟;出问题;有毛病to be/go wrong; to be spoilt or not working
Well, that's my holiday plans gone up the spout!
唉,我的休假计划全泡汤了!
v.
1.
[t][i]
喷出;喷射to send out sth, especially a liquid, in a stream with great force; to come out of sth in this way
The wound was still spouting blood.
伤口还在喷血。
Clear water spouted from the fountains.
清澈的水从喷泉中喷射出来。
2.
[i]
喷水to send out a stream of water from a hole in its head
3.
[i][t]
(informal)
滔滔不绝地说;喋喋不休地说to speak a lot about sth; to repeat sth in a boring or annoying way
He's always spouting off about being a vegetarian.
他老把自己吃素挂在嘴边。
What are you spouting on about now?
你这会儿又在唠叨什么呢?
He could spout poetry for hours.
他聊起诗来一聊就是半天。
She could do nothing but spout insults.
她只会没完没了地骂人。

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