swallow verb (TAKE AWAY) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "swallow" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [T] (TAKE AWAY)
/ˈswɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈswɑː.loʊ/
If something large swallows (up) another thing, it makes it disappear or stop existing separately by making it part of itself
An increasing amount of the countryside is being swallowed (up) by the town.
Many small businesses have been swallowed (up) by large companies.
Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
to use or take away a large part of something valuable
Taxes have swallowed up nearly half of my pay increase.
Using and misusing
(Definition of swallow verb (TAKE AWAY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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