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yawn

US [jɔn]
UK [jɔːn]
  • v.打哈欠;非常宽;难以逾越
  • n.呵欠;无聊的人或事;无趣的想法
  • Web打呵欠;张开;打个哈欠
Past Tense:yawned  Present Participle:yawning  Simple Present:yawns  
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v.
1.
[i]
打哈欠to open your mouth wide and breathe in deeply through it, usually because you are tired or bored
He stood up, stretched and yawned.
他站起身来,伸了个懒腰,打了个哈欠。
2.
[i]
非常宽;难以逾越to be very wide and often frightening and difficult to get across
A crevasse yawned at their feet.
他们的脚下是一条张开大口的裂缝。
There's a yawning gap between rich and poor.
贫富之间有一条鸿沟。
n.
1.
哈欠an act of yawning
She stifled another yawn and tried hard to look interested.
她又忍住了哈欠,竭力显出感兴趣的样子。
2.
[ususing]
(informal)
乏味的事情;无趣的想法a boring event, idea, etc.
The meeting was one big yawn from start to finish.
这个会议自始至终都无聊透顶。

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