Translation of "goad" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

goad

verb [ T ] uk /ɡəʊd/ us /ɡoʊd/

to make a person or an animal react or do something by continuously annoying or upsetting them

(不停地)招惹,激怒;刺激;驱使
She seemed determined to goad him into a fight. 环保主义者们施加的压力能使工业化国家减少矿物燃料的消耗量么?
He refused to be goaded by their insults. 他对他们的侮辱不屑一顾。
The runner was goadedon by his desire to keep up with the others. 这个队想要第一个完成航行,这激励着他们不停地努力。
A group of children were goading (= laughing at or pushing) another child in the school playground. 一群孩子正在学校操场上嘲弄推搡另外一个孩子。
goad noun [ S ] uk us

His speech should serve as a goad to action. 想到下周就要考试,学生们便起劲地学习起来。

(Translation of “goad” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)