Translation of "jolt" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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joltverb

uk /dʒəʊlt/ us /dʒoʊlt/

jolt verb (MOVE SUDDENLY)

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to (cause something or someone to) move suddenly and violently

(使)震動,(使)猛然搖動
The train stopped unexpectedly and we were jolted forwards. 火車突然停住了,我們都猛然向前晃了一下。
The truck jolted along the rough track through the field. 卡車沿著田野裡崎嶇的小路顛簸前行。

jolt verb (SHOCK)

[ T ] to shock someone in order to change their behaviour or way of thinking

使震驚
The charity used photos of starving children in an attempt to jolt the public conscience (= make people feel guilty and take action). 慈善機構用飢餓兒童的照片來觸發大眾的良知。
jolt sb into/out of sth

to give someone a sudden shock that forces them to act

使(某人)受到震驚(而採取行動);使(某人)從…中覺醒
The news about Sam's illness jolted her into action. 山姆生病的消息使她頓然醒覺,開始採取行動。

joltnoun [ C ]

uk /dʒəʊlt/ us /dʒoʊlt/

jolt noun [ C ] (MOVEMENT)

a sudden violent movement

震動,劇烈晃動;顛簸
As the plane touched the ground, there was a massive jolt and we were thrown forwards. 飛機著陸時劇烈震動,我們被猛地甩向前方。
I woke up with a jolt as I thought I heard my bedroom door being pushed open. 我好像聽到自己臥室的門被推開,猛地驚醒了。

jolt noun [ C ] (SHOCK)

an unpleasant shock or surprise

震驚,驚訝
His self-confidence took a sudden jolt with the news that he had not been selected. 他未能獲選的消息使他的自信心遭受意外打擊。

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