brood

US [brud]
UK [bruːd]
  • adj.传种用的;(母鸡等)抱窝的;(昆虫等)产卵的
  • n.一窝动物;一大家孩子
  • v.焦虑;孵(蛋)
  • Web沉思;育母蜘蛛;孵蛋
Plural Form:broods  Present Participle:brooding  Past Tense:brooded  
brood
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (over/on/about sth)
焦虑,忧思(使人厌烦、担忧或不安的事)to think a lot about sth that makes you annoyed, anxious or upset
You're not still brooding over what he said, are you?
你不是还在为他的话闷闷不乐吧?
2.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
孵(蛋)if a birdbroods , orbroods its eggs, it sits on the eggs in order to hatch them(= make the young come out of them)
n.
1.
(一次孵或生的)一窝鸟,一窝动物all the young birds or creatures that a mother produces at one time
2.
一大家孩子a large family of children

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