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chain

noun (RINGS) 鏈條     /tʃeɪn/
[C or U] (a length of) rings usually made of metal which are connected together and used for fastening, pulling, supporting, or limiting freedom, or as jewellery 鏈條,鏈子;鎖鏈;項鍊 The gates were locked with a padlock and a heavy steel chain. 大門被一把掛鎖和一根沉重的鋼鏈鎖著。 Put the chain on the door if you are alone in the house. 你要是一個人在家就把鏈子鉤在門上。 Mary was wearing a beautiful silver chain around her neck. 瑪麗的脖子上戴著一條漂亮的銀項鍊。 Cords, ropes, cables and string
in chains
tied with chains 戴著鎖鏈地;用鏈條拴著地 The hostages were kept in chains for 23 hours a day. 人質一天裡有23小時戴著鐐銬。 Fastening and tying
[plural] a fact or situation that limits a person's freedom 枷鎖,束縛,桎梏 At last the country has freed itself from the chains of the authoritarian regime. 這個國家最終從獨裁政權的束縛中解放了出來。 Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
(Definition of chain noun (RINGS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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