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whirl

US [hwɜrl]
UK [wɜː(r)l]
  • n.旋转;回旋;急转;接连不断的活动
  • v.回旋;激动
  • Web涡动;打转;卷扬
Simple Present:whirls  Present Participle:whirling  Past Tense:whirled  
whirl
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)旋转,回旋,打转to move, or make sb/sth move, around quickly in a circle or in a particular direction
Leaves whirled in the wind.
落叶在风中旋转。
She whirled around to face him.
她猛地转过身子面对着他。
the whirling blades of the helicopter
直升机旋转着的桨叶
Tom whirled her across the dance floor.
汤姆拥着她从舞池的一边旋转到另一边。
2.
[i]
(头脑、思想等)混乱不清,激动,恍惚if your mind, thoughts, etc.whirl , you feel confused and excited and cannot think clearly
I couldn't sleep─my mind was whirling from all that had happened.
我睡不着,所发生的一切一直在脑子里转来转去。
So many thoughts whirled around in her mind.
她思绪万千,脑子里乱作一团。
n.
1.
旋转;回旋;急转a movement of sth spinning round and round
a whirl of dust
尘土飞扬
Her mind was in a whirl(= in a state of confusion or excitement) .
她脑子里乱糟糟的。
2.
接连不断的活动;纷至沓来的事件a number of activities or events happening one after the other
Her life was one long whirl of parties.
她的生活就是接连不断的聚会。
It's easy to get caught up in the social whirl .
很容易被纷繁的社交活动缠得脱不开身。
IDM
give sth a whirl
(informal)
试一试to try sth to see if you like it or can do it

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