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【outrun】在多语言下的意思、翻译、词源、用法、例句

英语(English)

词源(Etymology)

out- +‎ run

发音(Pronunciation)

动词(Verb)

outrun (third-person singular simple present outruns, present participle outrunning, simple past outran, past participle outrun)

  1. (transitive) To run faster than.
    Can a tiger outrun a lion?
  2. (transitive) To exceed or overextend.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 164
      They will take care not to outrun their income. They will never be distressed for money.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 28
      [] as I levelled my glance towards the taffrail, foreboding shivers ran over me. Reality outran apprehension; Captain Ahab stood upon his quarter-deck.

翻译(Translations)

名词(Noun)

outrun (plural outruns)

  1. (sheepdog trials) The sheepdog's initial run towards the sheep, done in a curving motion so as not to startle them.

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