Translation of "goad" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

goad

verb [ T ] uk /ɡəʊd/ us /ɡoʊd/

to make a person or an animal react or do something by continuously annoying or upsetting them

(不停地)招惹,激怒;刺激;驅使
She seemed determined to goad him into a fight. 環保主義者們施加的壓力能使工業化國家減少礦物燃料的消耗量麼?
He refused to be goaded by their insults. 他對他們的侮辱不屑一顧。
The runner was goadedon by his desire to keep up with the others. 這個隊想要第一個完成航行,這激勵著他們不停地努力。
A group of children were goading (= laughing at or pushing) another child in the school playground. 一群小朋友正在學校操場上嘲弄推撞另外一個孩子。
goad noun [ S ] uk us

His speech should serve as a goad to action. 想到下周就要考試,學生們便起勁地學習起來。

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