Translation of "wring" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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wringverb [ T ]

uk /rɪŋ/ us /rɪŋ/ wrung, wrung

to hold something tightly with both hands and twist it by turning your hands in opposite directions


also wring out to twist a cloth or piece of clothing with your hands to remove water from it

She wrung out the shirt and hung it out to dry. 她拧干衬衫并挂到外面晾干。
wring sth's neck

to kill a bird or other animal by twisting and breaking its neck


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