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toll

US [toʊl]
UK [təʊl]
  • n.伤亡人数;(道路、桥梁的)通行费;(战争、灾难等造成的)毁坏
  • v.(缓慢而有规律地)敲(钟);(尤指)鸣(丧钟)
  • Web通行税;代价;过路费
Plural Form:tolls  Present Participle:tolling  Past Tense:tolled  
toll
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n.
1.
[c]
(道路、桥梁的)通行费money that you pay to use a particular road or bridge
motorway tolls
高速公路通行费
a toll road/bridge
收费道路╱桥梁
2.
[c][ususing]
(战争、灾难等造成的)毁坏;伤亡人数the amount of damage or the number of deaths and injuries that are caused in a particular war, disaster, etc.
The official death toll has now reached 7 000.
官方公布的死亡人数现已达 7 000 人。
the war's growing casualty toll
不断增长的战争伤亡人数
3.
[sing]
(缓慢而有规律的)钟声the sound of a bell ringing with slow regular strokes
4.
[c]
长途电话费a charge for a telephone call that is calculated at a higher rate than a local call
IDM
Illness had taken a heavy toll on her.
疾病对她的身体造成极大的损害。
The recession is taking its toll on the housing markets.
经济衰退使住房市场遭受着重大损失。
take a heavy toll (on sb/sth)|take its toll (on sb/sth)
产生恶果;造成重大损失(或伤亡、灾难等)to have a bad effect on sb/sth; to cause a lot of damage, deaths, suffering, etc.
Illness had taken a heavy toll on her.
疾病对她的身体造成极大的损害。
The recession is taking its toll on the housing markets.
经济衰退使住房市场遭受着重大损失。
v.
1.
[i][t]
(缓慢而有规律地)敲(钟);(尤指)鸣(丧钟)when a belltolls or sbtolls it, it is rung slowly many times, especially as a sign that sb has died
The Abbey bell tolled for those killed in the war.
大教堂为战争中的死难者鸣钟。
The bell tolled the hour.
鸣钟报时。
The revolution tolled the death knell(= signalled the end) for the Russian monarchy.
那场革命敲响了俄国君主制的丧钟。

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