sideswipe

US [ˈsaɪdˌswaɪp]
UK ['saɪd.swaɪp]
  • n.擦边撞击;侧撞;擦撞;借机抨击
  • v.沿边擦过;擦边
  • Web横炮;斯韦伯;侧击
Plural Form:sideswipes  Present Participle:sideswiping  Past Tense:sideswiped  
sideswipe
n.
1.
擦边撞击;侧撞;擦撞a hit from the side
a sideswipe by a truck
卡车的擦撞
2.
(informal)
~ (at sb/sth)
借机抨击;借题发挥的批评a critical comment made about sb/sth while you are talking about sb/sth completely different
It was a good speech, but he couldn't resist taking a sideswipe at his opponent.
他的讲话不错,可他还是忍不住借机把对手抨击了一番。

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