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stampede

US [ˌstæmˈpid]
UK [stæmˈpiːd]
  • n.蜂拥;狂奔;热潮;风尚
  • v.涌向;使仓促行事
  • Web惊跑;惊逃;乱窜
Plural Form:stampedes  Present Participle:stampeding  Past Tense:stampeded  
stampede
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n.
1.
(人群的)奔逃,蜂拥;(兽群的)惊跑,狂奔a situation in which a group of people or large animals such as horses suddenly start running in the same direction, especially because they are frightened or excited
A stampede broke out when the doors opened.
门一开,人们蜂拥而出。
2.
热潮;风尚;风气a situation in which a lot of people are trying to do or achieve the same thing at the same time
Falling interest rates has led to a stampede to buy property.
不断下降的利率引发了一场购房热。
v.
1.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(使)狂奔,涌向to run in a stampede ; to make animals do this
a herd of stampeding elephants
一群狂奔的大象
A huge bunch of kids came stampeding down the corridor.
一大群孩子顺着走廊涌了过来。
2.
[t][usupass]
~ sb (into sth/into doing sth)
使仓促行事to make sb rush into doing sth without giving them time to think about it
I refuse to be stampeded into making any hasty decisions.
我不愿仓促行事,草率作决定。

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