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sway

US [sweɪ]
UK [sweɪ]
  • n.影响;摇摆;摆动;统治
  • v.摇动;说服;使相信;使动摇
  • Web倾斜;摇晃;支配
Simple Present:sways  Present Participle:swaying  Past Tense:swayed  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)摇摆,摇动to move slowly from side to side; to move sth in this way
The branches were swaying in the wind.
树枝在风中摇曳。
Vicky swayed and fell.
维基摇晃着倒下了。
They danced rhythmically, swaying their hips to the music.
他们伴着音乐扭动屁股,有节奏地跳舞。
2.
[t][oftpass]
~ sb
说服;使相信;使动摇to persuade sb to believe sth or do sth
He's easily swayed.
他很容易动摇。
She wasn't swayed by his good looks or his clever talk.
他相貌不凡,谈吐风趣,但她不为所动。
n.
1.
摇摆;摆动a movement from side to side
2.
统治;势力;支配;控制;影响power or influence over sb
Rebel forces hold sway over much of the island.
该岛很大一部分控制在叛军手里。
He was quick to exploit those who fell under his sway .
他毫不犹豫地利用受他控制的那些人。

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