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tumble

US [ˈtʌmb(ə)l]
UK ['tʌmbl]
  • v.跌倒;摔倒;倒塌;绊倒
  • n.混乱;摔倒;跌跤;骤降
  • Web翻滚;打滚;翻筋斗
Plural Form:tumbles  Present Participle:tumbling  Past Tense:tumbled  
tumble
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v.
1.
[i][t]
~ (sb/sth) + adv./prep.
(使)跌倒,摔倒,滚落,翻滚下来to fall downwards, often hitting the ground several times, but usually without serious injury; to make sb/sth fall in this way
He slipped and tumbled down the stairs.
他脚一滑滚下了楼梯。
2.
[i]
~ (down)
倒塌;坍塌to fall suddenly and in a dramatic way
The scaffolding came tumbling down.
脚手架突然倒塌。
World records tumbled at the last Olympics.
在上届奥林匹克运动会上世界纪录被大幅刷新。
3.
[i]
(价格或数量)暴跌,骤降to fall rapidly in value or amount
The price of oil is still tumbling.
油价仍在急遽下跌。
4.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
翻滚;打滚;翻腾;轻松地倒下to move or fall somewhere in a relaxed, uncontrolled, or noisy way
A group of noisy children tumbled out of the bus.
一群吵吵嚷嚷的孩子一窝蜂地下了公共汽车。
Thick golden curls tumbled down over her shoulders.
厚厚的金色鬈发垂在她的肩上。
5.
[i]
表演杂技;翻跟头;(尤指)做空翻动作to perform acrobatics on the floor, especially somersaults (= a jump in which you turn over completely in the air)
n.
1.
[c][ususing]
跌倒;滚落;暴跌a sudden fall
The jockey took a nasty tumble at the third fence.
骑师在第三道栅栏处给重重摔下马来。
Share prices took a sharp tumble following news of the merger.
合并消息传出,股价随即暴跌。
2.
[sing]
~ (of sth)
混乱的一堆;杂乱不堪的一团an untidy group of things
a tumble of blond curls
蓬乱的金色鬈发

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