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curtain

US [ˈkɜrt(ə)n]
UK [ˈkɜː(r)t(ə)n]
  • n.帷幕;窗帘;幔;网眼帘子
  • v.给(窗户或房间)装上帘子
  • Web幕布;落幕;门帘
Plural Form:curtains  
Curtain
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n.
1.
[c]
窗帘a piece of cloth that is hung to cover a window
to draw/pull/close the curtains(= to pull them across the window so they cover it)
把窗帘拉上
to draw/draw back/pull back the curtains(= to open them, so that the window is no longer covered)
把窗帘拉开
It was ten in the morning but the curtains were still drawn(= closed) .
已是早上十点钟了,可窗帘还拉着。
a pair of curtains
一对窗帘
2.
[c]
网眼帘子a very thin piece of cloth that you hang at a window, which allows light to enter but stops people outside from being able to see inside
3.
[c]
帘;幔;(遮隔房间的)帷幔;床帷a piece of cloth that is hung up as a screen in a room or around a bed, for example
a shower curtain
淋浴帘
4.
[sing]
(舞台上的)幕,幕布,帷幕a piece of thick, heavy cloth that hangs in front of the stage in the theatre
The audience was waiting for the curtain to rise(= for the play to begin) .
观众在等待开幕。
There was tremendous applause when the curtain came down(= the play ended) .
幕落时响起了经久不息的掌声。
We left just before the final curtain .
我们刚好在演出结束前离开。
The curtain has fallen on her long and distinguished career(= her career has ended) .
她那漫长而成就卓著的职业生涯已告结束。
It's time to face the final curtain(= the end; death) .
人生的戏该落幕了。
5.
[c][ususing]
覆盖物;隐蔽物;防护物a thing that covers, hides or protects sth
a curtain of rain/smoke
雨幕;烟幕
She pushed back the curtain of brown hair from her eyes.
她把棕色的头发从眼前拢到脑后。
IDM
When I saw he had a gun, I thought it was curtains for me.
我一见他有枪,就想这下子我算是完了。
be curtains (for sb)
(informal)
绝望的处境;无法摆脱的困境;完蛋to be a situation without hope or that you cannot escape from
When I saw he had a gun, I thought it was curtains for me.
我一见他有枪,就想这下子我算是完了。
His sudden decision to retire brought down the curtain on a distinguished career.
他突然决定退休,结束了他成就斐然的职业生涯。
bring down the curtain on sth|bring the curtain down on sth
结束;标志着…的终结to finish or mark the end of sth
His sudden decision to retire brought down the curtain on a distinguished career.
他突然决定退休,结束了他成就斐然的职业生涯。
v.
1.
~ sth
给(窗户或房间)装上帘子to provide curtains for a window or a room

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