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tightrope

US [ˈtaɪtˌroʊp]
UK [ˈtaɪtˌrəʊp]
  • n.(尤指马戏团表演用的)绷紧的绳索
  • Web黑色手铐;绷紧的绳索或钢丝;拉紧的绳索
Plural Form:tightropes  
tightrope
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n.
1.
(尤指马戏团表演用的)绷紧的绳索,绷紧的钢丝a rope or wire that is stretched tightly high above the ground and that performers walk along, especially in a circus
a tightrope walker
走钢丝演员
IDM
tread/walk a tightrope
身处困境;如履薄冰to be in a difficult situation in which you do not have much freedom of action and need to be extremely careful about what you do

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