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tilt

US [tɪlt]
UK [tɪlt]
  • n.倾斜;倾侧;尝试
  • v.倾侧;使倾向于;使向…倾斜;偏向
  • Web翘起;的倾斜;倾角
Simple Present:tilts  Present Participle:tilting  Past Tense:tilted  
tilt
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)倾斜,倾侧to move, or make sth move, into a position with one side or end higher than the other
Suddenly the boat tilted to one side.
小船突然倾向一侧。
The seat tilts forward, when you press this lever.
按这个控制柄,座位就向前倾斜。
His hat was tilted slightly at an angle.
他的帽子有点歪。
She tilted her head back and looked up at me with a smile.
她仰起头含笑看着我。
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth/sb) (in favour of/away from sth/sb)
使倾向于;使向…倾斜;偏向to make sth/sb change slightly so that one particular opinion, person, etc. is preferred or more likely to succeed than another; to change in this way
The conditions may tilt the balance in favour of the Kenyan runners.
这些条件可能对肯尼亚赛跑运动员有利。
Popular opinion has tilted in favour of the socialists.
公众舆论已倒向社会党人一边。
IDM
tilt at windmills
攻击假想敌;庸人自扰to waste your energy attacking imaginary enemies
n.
1.
倾斜;倾侧a position in which one end or side of sth is higher than the other; an act of tilting sth to one side
The table is at a slight tilt.
这桌子有点儿倾斜。
He answered with a tilt of his head.
他歪着头回答。
2.
(意欲赢得某物或战胜某人的)企图,尝试an attempt to win sth or defeat sb
She aims to have a tilt at the world championship next year.
她的目标是明年问鼎世界冠军。
IDM
(at) full tilt/pelt
全速;尽快as fast as possible

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