Translation of "trail" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (MOVE SLOWLY) 缓慢地移动 uk us /treɪl/

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to (allow something to) move slowly along the ground or through the air or water, after someone or something

Katherine, your skirt's trailing in the mud! 凯瑟琳,你的裙子拖在泥里了!
As the boat moved along, he trailed his hand in the water. 他把手放在了水里,手随船破水而行。

[ I usually + adv/prep ] to move slowly and without energy or enthusiasm

The delegates trailed back into the conference room for the afternoon session. 代表们没精打采地回到会议室,准备开下午的会。
After a mile or two the youngest children were trailing behind. 走了一两英里后,年龄最小的孩子们无精打采地跟在后面。

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