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spying is spy's Present Participle

spy

US [spaɪ]
UK [spaɪ]
  • n.间谍;密探
  • v.发现;从事间谍活动;搜集情报;突然看见
  • Web刺探;间谍行为;侦探
Plural Form:spies  Past Tense:spied  Present Participle:spying  
spying
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n.
1.
间谍;密探a person who tries to get secret information about another country, organization or person, especially sb who is employed by a government or the police
He was denounced as a foreign spy.
有人告发他是外国间谍。
a police spy
警方密探
a spy plane/satellite(= used to watch the activities of the enemy)
间谍飞机╱卫星
Video spy cameras are being used in public places.
隐蔽的摄像机在监视着公共场所。
v.
1.
[i]
从事间谍活动;搜集情报to collect secret information about another country, organization or person
He spied for his government for more than ten years.
他做过十多年的政府间谍。
2.
[t]
~ sb/sth
突然看见;发现to suddenly see or notice sb/sth
In the distance we spied the Pacific for the first time.
在远处,我们突然第一次看到了太平洋。
IDM
spy out the land
(事先)摸清情况,窥察虚实to collect information before deciding what to do

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