Translation of "lurch" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb uk /lɜːtʃ/ us /lɝːtʃ/

[ I ] to move in a way that is not regular or normal, especially making sudden movements backwards or forwards or from side to side

The train lurched forward and some of the people standing fell over. 火車突然向前晃動了一下,一些站著的人跌倒了。

[ I + adv/prep ] to act or continue in away that is uncontrolled and not regular, often with sudden changes

We seem to lurch from crisis to crisis. 我們似乎總是跌跌撞撞,危機不斷。
She just lurches from one bad relationship to another. 她情路坎坷,一次次地失戀。
noun [ C ] uk /lɜːtʃ/ us /lɝːtʃ/

a sudden movement or change that is not smooth or normal

The truck gave a sudden lurch as it was hit by a strong gust of wind. 一陣強風襲來,貨車突然搖晃了一下。
The party's lurch (= sudden change) to the left will lose it a lot of support. 該黨突然轉向左派將會失去很多人的支持。

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