Translation of "haul" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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haulverb [ T ]

uk /hɔːl/ us /hɑːl/

C2 to pull something heavy slowly and with difficulty

(用力)拉,拖(重物)
They hauled the boat out of the water. 他们把船拉上了岸。
She hauled herself up into the tree. 她费劲地爬上了树。

More examples

  • He hauled himself over the wall, grunting with the effort.
  • A freight train can haul thousands of tons of goods.
  • The fishermen were hauling the nets in at the back of the boat.
  • It took three men to haul the roller across the pitch.
  • We had to haul the wardrobe up three flights of stairs.

Idiom(s)

Phrasal verb(s)

haulnoun [ C ]

uk /hɔːl/ us /hɑːl/

haul noun [ C ] (AMOUNT)

C2 a usually large amount of something that has been stolen or is illegal

(赃物或非法物品的)一大批,大量
a haul of arms/drugs 大量的武器/毒品

haul noun [ C ] (FISH)

the amount of fish caught

(鱼的)捕获量
Fishermen have been complaining of poor hauls all year. 渔民们整年都在抱怨捕的鱼太少。

haul noun [ C ] (JOURNEY)

a journey, often a difficult one

(常指艰苦的)旅程
From there it was a long haul/only a short haul back to our camp. 从那里回到我们的营地是一段漫长而艰辛/短暂而轻松的旅程。

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