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Translation of "coast" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

coast

verb [I]
 
 
/kəʊst/ US  /koʊst/
to move forward in a vehicle without using the engine, usually down a hill
(通常指下山时凭借惯性)滑行,下滑
At the top of the hill I switched off the engine and we just coasted down the other side.
在山顶,我关上发动机,我们就沿着另一侧的山坡顺势滑行。
Driving and operating road vehicles
to progress or succeed without any effort or difficulty
毫不费力取得进展;轻而易举取得胜利
While I struggled, my sister coasted through school with top grades.
上学时我总觉得很吃力,而我妹妹却一路学得轻轻松松,成绩一直很优异。
Making progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of coast verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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