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swoop

US [swup]
UK [swuːp]
  • n.俯冲;突然袭击;突击搜查;突然行动
  • v.俯冲;突然袭击;突击搜查;突然行动
  • Web猛扑;飞标;飞扑
Simple Present:swoops  Present Participle:swooping  Past Tense:swooped  
swoop
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v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
(尤指为了袭击)向下猛冲,俯冲to fly quickly and suddenly downwards, especially in order to attack sb/sth
The aircraft swooped down over the buildings.
飞机俯冲到那些建筑物上方。
2.
[i]
~ (on sb/sth)
突然袭击;突击搜查;突然行动to visit or attack sb/sth suddenly and without warning
n.
1.
(鸟等的)向下猛冲,俯冲an act of moving suddenly and quickly through the air in a downward direction, as a bird does
2.
~ (on sth/sb)
突然袭击;突击搜查;突然行动an act of arriving somewhere or attacking sth/sb in a way that is sudden and unexpected
Large quantities of drugs were found during a police swoop on the star's New York home.
警方对这个明星在纽约的住所进行突击搜查,发现了大量毒品。

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