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rock

verb
 
 
/rɒk/ US  /rɑːk/
[I or T] to (cause someone or something to) move backwards and forwards or from side to side in a regular way
(使)摇晃,(使)摇动
He picked up the baby and gently rocked her to sleep.
他抱起了婴儿轻轻摇着哄她入睡。
If you rock back on that chair, you're going to break it.
你坐在那把椅子上要是往后摇,椅子会散架的。
Shaking, swinging and vibrating
[T] If a person or place is rocked by something such as an explosion, the force of it makes the person or place shake
使剧烈震动;使猛烈摇动
The explosion, which rocked the city, killed 300.
这次爆炸使整座城市剧烈震动,致使300人丧生。
Shaking, swinging and vibrating
[T] If an event rocks a group of people or society, it causes feelings of shock
使震惊;使震动;惊吓
The managing director's resignation rocked the whole company.
总经理的辞职震惊了整个公司。
Upsetting and destabilizing
(Definition of rock verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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