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chew

US [tʃu]
UK [tʃuː]
  • v.咀嚼;嚼碎;(因为紧张等)咬住;(为尝味道)不停地咀嚼
  • n.咀嚼;口香糖;供嚼用的烟草
  • Web细想;你开始吃东西;咀嚼思量
Simple Present:chews  Present Participle:chewing  Past Tense:chewed  
Chew
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v.
1.
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咀嚼;嚼碎to bite food into small pieces in your mouth with your teeth to make it easier to swallow
After the operation you may find it difficult to chew and swallow.
手术后你咀嚼和吞咽可能会感到困难。
teeth designed for chewing meat
用于咀嚼肉食的牙齿
He is always chewing gum.
他总是在嚼口香糖。
2.
[i][t]
(因为紧张等)咬住,不停地啃;(为尝味道)不停地咀嚼to bite sth continuously, for example because you are nervous or to taste it
Rosa chewed on her lip and stared at the floor.
罗莎咬着嘴唇,眼睛盯着地板。
The dog was chewing on a bone.
那只狗在一个劲儿地啃骨头。
to chew your nails
啃指甲
IDM
chew the fat
(informal)
(长时间)闲聊,闲扯to have a long friendly talk with sb about sth
n.
1.
咀嚼an act of chewing sth
2.
口香糖a type of sweet/candy that you chew
3.
供嚼用的烟草a piece of tobacco that you chew

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