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swallow

US [ˈswɑloʊ]
UK [ˈswɒləʊ]
  • v.吞下;咽下;吞没;相信
  • n.吞;咽;燕;一次吞咽的量
  • Web燕子;淹没
Simple Present:swallows  Present Participle:swallowing  Past Tense:swallowed  
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v.
食物;饮料food/drink
1.
[t][i]
吞下;咽下to make food, drink, etc. go down your throat into your stomach
Always chew food well before swallowing it.
什么食物都要先嚼碎再吞咽。
I had a sore throat and it hurt to swallow.
当时我嗓子疼,咽东西就疼。
The pills should be swallowed whole.
这些药要吞服。
做吞咽动作move throat muscles
2.
[i]
(由于紧张等)做吞咽动作to move the muscles of your throat as if you were swallowing sth, especially because you are nervous
She swallowed hard and told him the bad news.
她使劲咽了口唾沫,把坏消息告诉了他。
完全覆盖completely cover
3.
[t][oftpass]
吞没;淹没;侵吞to take sb/sth in or completely cover it so that they cannot be seen or no longer exist separately
I watched her walk down the road until she was swallowed by the darkness.
我看着她沿公路越走越远,直至消失在黑暗中。
Large areas of countryside have been swallowed up by towns.
大片大片的乡村地区被城镇吞噬。
用尽钱use up money
4.
[t]
~ sb/sth (up)
用尽,耗尽,花光(钱等)to use up sth completely, especially an amount of money
Most of my salary gets swallowed (up) by the rent and bills.
我的工资大多支付房租和各种日常费用了。
相信believe
5.
[t]
相信;信以为真to accept that sth is true; to believe sth
I found her excuse very hard to swallow .
我觉得她的理由很难让人相信。
He told her a pack of lies, but she swallowed it whole .
他对她讲了一堆假话,可她全都信以为真。
感情feelings
6.
[t]
~ sth
不流露;掩饰;抑制to hide your feelings
to swallow your doubts
不流露怀疑
You're going to have to swallow your pride and ask for your job back.
你得放下架子,去求人家给你恢复原职。
忍受侮辱accept insults
7.
[t]
~ sth
默默忍受(侮辱、批评等)to accept insults, criticisms, etc. without complaining or protesting
I was surprised that he just sat there and swallowed all their remarks.
让我吃惊的是他就坐在那儿默默地任凭他们评论。
n.
bird
1.
a small bird with long pointed wings and a tail with two points, that spends the winter in Africa but flies to northern countries for the summer
食物;饮料of food/drink
2.
咽;吞;一次吞咽的量;一口an act of swallowing; an amount of food or drink that is swallowed at one time
IDM
one swallow doesnt make a summer
别略有好事就以为佳时已到;好事可能纯属偶然;一燕不成夏(不能单凭微小的迹象而下定论)you must not take too seriously a small sign that sth is happening or will happen in the future, because the situation could change

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