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tap

verb [T] (GET)
获得
 
 
/tæp/ (-pp-)
to get or make use of something
开发;开辟;着手利用
For more than a century, Eastern cities have expanded their water supplies by tapping ever more remote sources.
一个多世纪以来,东部的城市通过开发更偏远地区的水源,扩大了水的供应。
There is a rich vein of literary talent here just waiting to be tapped (into) by publishers.
众多文学才俊会聚于此,等待着出版商慧眼识珠。
Using and misusing
(Definition of tap verb (GET) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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