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suffocate

US [ˈsʌfəˌkeɪt]
UK [ˈsʌfəkeɪt]
  • v.(使)窒息而死;(把…)闷死;让人感觉闷热;憋气
  • Web使窒息;闷熄;窒息术
Simple Present:suffocates  Present Participle:suffocating  Past Tense:suffocated  
suffocate
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v.
1.
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(使)窒息而死;(把…)闷死to die because there is no air to breathe; to kill sb by not letting them breathe air
Many dogs have suffocated in hot cars.
许多狗在热烘烘的汽车里给闷死了。
The couple were suffocated by fumes from a faulty gas fire.
由于劣质煤气取暖器漏气,这对夫妇窒息而死。
He put the pillow over her face and suffocated her.
他用枕头捂住她的脸,把她憋死了。
She felt suffocated by all the rules and regulations.
她受不了所有那些条条框框的束缚。
2.
[i]
让人感觉闷热;憋气ifit is suffocating , it is very hot and there is little fresh air
Can I open a window? It's suffocating in here!
我可以打开窗户吗?这里面都快把人闷死了!

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