Translation of "lurch" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb uk us /lɜːtʃ/ US  /lɝːtʃ/

[ I ] to move in a way that is not regular or normal, especially making sudden movements backwards or forwards or from side to side

The train lurched forward and some of the people standing fell over. 火车突然向前晃动了一下,一些站着的人跌倒了。

[ I + adv/prep ] to act or continue in away that is uncontrolled and not regular, often with sudden changes

We seem to lurch from crisis to crisis. 我们似乎总是跌跌撞撞,危机不断。
She just lurches from one bad relationship to another. 她情路坎坷,一次次地失恋。

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