Translation of "stagger" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I usually + adv/prep ] (MOVE) 移动 uk us /ˈstæɡ.ər/ US  //

to walk or move with difficulty as if you are going to fall

After he was attacked, he managed to stagger to the phone and call for help. 他遇袭后,跌跌撞撞地走到电话机旁打电话求救。
figurative The company is staggering under a $15 million debt and will almost certainly collapse by the end of the year. 公司背负着1500万美元的债务,举步维艰,年底前几乎肯定要倒闭。

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