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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “thumb”

thumb

verb
 
 
/θʌm/
thumb a lift informal to stand near the edge of a road and hold out your hand with the thumb raised as a signal for a vehicle to stop and take you somewhere
竖起拇指要求免费搭车
We thumbed a lift to London.
我们搭便车去了伦敦。
Journeys
thumb your nose at sb/sth to show no respect, or to raise the tip of your thumb to the end of your nose to show that you do not respect somebody
对…嗤之以鼻,蔑视
He has thumbed his nose at authority all his life.
他一生都藐视权威。
Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of thumb verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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