Translation of "screw" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /skruː/ us /skruː/

screw noun (METAL OBJECT)

[ C ] a thin, pointed piece of metal with a raised edge twisting round along its length and a flat top with a cut in it, used to join things together, especially pieces of wood


screw noun (TURN)

[ C ] UK an act of twisting or turning done to fasten or tighten something

Give it another screw to make sure the lid doesn't come off while we're travelling. 把盖子再拧紧一圈,确保我们旅行时盖子不会掉落。

screw noun (PRISON GUARD)

[ C ] UK slang (a word used especially by prisoners) a prison guard


screw noun (HAVE SEX)

[ C ] UK offensive the act of sex, or a sexual partner

I never feel like a screw when I wake up in the morning. 我早晨醒来时从不想性交。
He's a really good screw. 他真是个很棒的性伙伴。

screw noun (INSTRUMENT)

screws [ plural ]

→  thumbscrew



uk /skruː/ us /skruː/

screw verb (METAL OBJECT)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to fasten something using a screw

Screw this piece of wood to the wall. 用螺丝把这块木头固定在墙上。
Screw these two pieces together. 把这两块用螺丝拧在一起。

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to fasten something using an object similar to a screw

We'll have to screw a hook into the wall. 我们得把一个钩子拧到墙里去。
screw in/together

If something screws in/together, it fits or fastens together by being turned.

This light bulb screws in. 这个灯泡是螺口的。
The steel rods screw together. 这些钢条是拧在一起的。

screw verb (TIGHT SHAPE)

[ T + adv/prep ] to tighten the muscles of your face or part of your face into a particular expression, especially one of disapproval or pain

He screwed his eyes tight shut against the bright light. 在强光的照射下,他眯紧了眼睛。
The woman at the breakfast table screwed her mouth into a grimace. 正在吃早饭的那位女子咧着嘴,一副苦相。

[ T + adv/prep ] to twist and crush something, especially paper or cloth, roughly with your hands

She screwed the bag up and threw it in the bin. 她把包揉成一团,扔进了垃圾筒。
He screwed the letter into a ball and flung it away. 他把信揉成一团扔了。

screw verb (TURN)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to fasten something by turning it or twisting it

Screw the lid firmly on to the jar and shake well. 把坛子盖旋紧,然后摇匀。

screw verb (CHEAT)

[ T ] slang to cheat or deceive someone

It was only after we'd had the car for a few days that we realized we'd been screwed by the dealer. 车子到手几天后,我们才明白自己被经销商骗了。

screw verb (HAVE SEX)

[ I or T ] offensive to have sex with someone

They say he's screwing the boss's wife. 他们说他和老板的妻子有不正当关系。

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