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tugging is tug's Present Participle

tug

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UK [tʌɡ]
  • n.拖船;(突然的)猛拉;一股强烈的感情
  • v.拖;拽
  • Web牵引感;用力拉;拉扯
Past Tense:tugged  Present Participle:tugging  Simple Present:tugs  
tugging
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(常为几次用力)拉,拖,拽to pull sth hard, often several times
She tugged at his sleeve to get his attention.
她拽了拽他的袖子引起他的注意。
a sad story that tugs at your heartstrings(= makes you feel sad)
令人心酸的故事
The baby was tugging her hair.
婴儿直扯她的头发。
He tugged the door open.
他用力拉开了门。
2.
[t]
~ sth + adv./prep.
(朝某一方向用力)拉,拖,拽to pull sth hard in a particular direction
He tugged the hat down over his head.
他把帽子往下拉了拉遮住脸。
n.
1.
拖船a small powerful boat for pulling ships, especially into a harbour or up a river
2.
(突然的)猛拉,猛拽a sudden hard pull
I felt a tug at my sleeve.
我觉得有人用力拽了一下我的袖子。
She gave her sister's hair a sharp tug.
她猛地使劲扯了一下她姐姐的头发。
3.
[ususing]
一股强烈的感情a sudden strong emotional feeling
a tug of attraction
一阵强烈的吸引

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