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twitch

US [twɪtʃ]
UK [twɪtʃ]
  • v.抽搐;抽动;痉挛;急拉
  • n.抽动;痉挛;颤搐;闪动
  • Web马缰绳;颤动;猛拉
Simple Present:twitches  Present Participle:twitching  Past Tense:twitched  
twitch
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v.
1.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
痉挛;抽搐;抽动if a part of your bodytwitches , or if youtwitch it, it makes a sudden quick movement, sometimes one that you cannot control
Her lips twitched with amusement.
她忍俊不禁地颤动着嘴唇。
The cats watched each other, their tails twitching.
两只猫晃动着尾巴彼此对视着。
2.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
急拉;猛拽;猛地被扯动to give sth a short sharp pull; to be pulled in this way
He twitched the package out of my hands.
他猛地从我手中拽走了包裹。
The curtains twitched as she rang the bell.
她按铃时窗帘被猛地拉动了一下。
n.
1.
颤搐;痉挛;抽动a sudden quick movement that you cannot control in one of your muscles
She has a twitch in her left eye.
她左眼跳了一下。
a nervous twitch
神经性颤搐
2.
闪动;晃动;急拉;(一阵)感觉a sudden quick movement or feeling
He greeted us with a mere twitch of his head.
他只晃了一下头算是和我们打过招呼。
At that moment she felt the first twitch of anxiety.
那一刻她第一次感到一阵焦虑。

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