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chain

noun (RINGS) 链条     /tʃeɪn/
[C or U] (a length of) rings usually made of metal which are connected together and used for fastening, pulling, supporting, or limiting freedom, or as jewellery 链条,链子;锁链;项链 The gates were locked with a padlock and a heavy steel chain. 大门被一把挂锁和一根沉重的钢链锁着。 Put the chain on the door if you are alone in the house. 你要是一个人在家就把链子钩在门上。 Mary was wearing a beautiful silver chain around her neck. 玛丽的脖子上戴着一条漂亮的银项链。 Cords, ropes, cables and string
in chains
tied with chains 戴着锁链地;用链条拴着地 The hostages were kept in chains for 23 hours a day. 人质们一天里有23小时戴着镣铐。 Fastening and tying
[plural] a fact or situation that limits a person's freedom 枷锁,束缚,桎梏 At last the country has freed itself from the chains of the authoritarian regime. 这个国家最终从独裁政权的束缚中解放了出来。 Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
(Definition of chain noun (RINGS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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