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straddle

US [ˈstræd(ə)l]
UK ['stræd(ə)l]
  • v.跨坐;骑;分腿站立;横跨(河流、道路或一片土地)
  • n.叉开两腿;大踏步;骑墙;【军】夹叉射击[轰炸]
  • Web跨式;跨式组合;跨骑
Simple Present:straddles  Present Participle:straddling  Past Tense:straddled  
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v.
1.
~ sth/sb
骑;跨坐;分腿站立to sit or stand with one of your legs on either side of sb/sth
He swung his leg over the motorcycle, straddling it easily.
他一骗腿轻而易举地骑上摩托车。
2.
~ sth
跨过,横跨(河流、道路或一片土地)to cross, or exist on both sides of, a river, a road or an area of land
The mountains straddle the French-Swiss border.
这座山脉横跨法国和瑞士边界。
3.
~ sth
横跨,同属(不同时期、活动或群体);两栖于(不同活动)to exist within, or include, different periods of time, activities or groups of people
a writer who straddles two cultures
横贯两种文化的作家

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