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wrench

US [rentʃ]
UK [rentʃ]
  • n.扳手;扳钳;(离别的)痛苦;猛扭
  • v.猛拉;猛扭;猛拧;扭伤(脚踝、肩膀等)
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Simple Present:wrenches  Present Participle:wrenching  Past Tense:wrenched  
wrench
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v.
1.
[t][i]
猛拉;猛扭;猛拧to pull or twist sth/sb/yourself suddenly and violently
The bag was wrenched from her grasp.
那只包从她紧握的手里被夺了出来。
He grabbed Ben, wrenching him away from his mother.
他抓住本,把他从他母亲那里一把抢走了。
Guy wrenched his mind back to the present.
盖伊的思绪猛地回到现在。
They wrenched the door open.
他们猛地把门拉开了。
She managed to wrench herself free.
她终于设法挣脱出来。
2.
[t]
~ sth
扭伤(脚踝、肩膀等)to twist and injure a part of your body, especially your ankle or shoulder
She wrenched her knee when she fell.
她跌倒时把膝盖扭伤了。
3.
[t][i]
使痛苦,使十分难过(尤指以致哭喊出声)to make sb feel great pain or unhappiness, especially so that they make a sound or cry
His words wrenched a sob from her.
他的话使得她难过得抽泣起来。
a wrenching experience
苦难的经历
Her words wrenched at my heart.
她的话使得我心如刀绞。
n.
1.
[c]
扳钳;扳手a metal tool with a specially shaped end for holding and turning things, including one which can be adjusted to fit objects of different sizes, also called a monkey wrench or an adjustable spanner
2.
[sing]
(离别的)痛苦,难受pain or unhappiness that you feel when you have to leave a person or place that you love
Leaving home was a terrible wrench for me.
对我来说离开家是件十分痛苦的事。
3.
[c][ususing]
猛扭;猛拉a sudden and violent twist or pull
She stumbled and gave her ankle a painful wrench.
她绊了一跤,把脚踝崴得很痛。
IDM
throw a wrench in/into sth

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