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gagging is gag's Present Participle

gag

US [ɡæɡ]
UK [ɡæɡ]
  • n.(使人不能说话的)封口布;塞口布
  • v.塞住(某人的嘴);压制…的言论自由;使缄默;作呕
  • Web矫正;呕吐;塞口物
Plural Form:gags  Past Tense:gagged  Present Participle:gagging  
gagging
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n.
1.
(使人不能说话的)封口布;塞口布a piece of cloth that is put over or in sb's mouth to stop them speaking
2.
禁刊令(阻止公开报道或讨论某事的法令)an order that prevents sth from being publicly reported or discussed
a press gag
新闻禁刊令
a gag rule/order(= one given by a court of law)
禁止发言规则;限制言论令
3.
(informal)
(尤指专业喜剧演员的)插科打诨,笑话,噱头a joke or a funny story, especially one told by a professional comedian
to tell/crack a gag
讲笑话
a running gag(= one that is regularly repeated during a performance)
重复出现的笑话桥段
4.
恶作剧;诡计;花招a trick you play on sb
It was just a gag─we didn't mean to upset anyone.
这只是逗着玩,我们没想让人不高兴。
v.
1.
[t]
~ sb
捂住,塞住(某人的嘴)to put a piece of cloth in or over sb's mouth to prevent them from speaking or shouting
The hostages were bound and gagged .
人质被绑起来并被人用东西塞住了嘴。
2.
[t]
~ sb/sth
压制…的言论自由;使缄默to prevent sb from speaking freely or expressing their opinion
The new laws are seen as an attempt to gag the press.
人们认为新法律企图压制新闻界的言论自由。
a gagging order(= one given by a court of law)
司法限制言论令
3.
[i]
~ (on sth)
作呕to have the unpleasant feeling in your mouth and stomach as if you are going to vomit
She gagged on the blood that filled her mouth.
她因嘴里充满了血而作呕。
IDM
be gagging for sth/to do sth
渴求(某物);迫切想做(某事)to want sth or want to do sth very much
be gagging for it
欲火中烧to want very much to have sex

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