Translation of "peg" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /peɡ/ us /peɡ/

peg noun (HOOK)

[ C ] a small stick or hook that sticks out from a surface and from which objects, especially clothes, can hang

He took off his coat/hat and hung it on the peg. 他脫下大衣/帽子,掛在衣鉤上。

[ S ] a reason for discussing something further

They decided to use the anniversary as the peg for/a peg on which to hang a TV documentary. 他們決定把周年慶典作為製作一部電視紀錄片的理由。

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[ C ] a device used to fasten something into a particular place

Hammer the (tent) pegs firmly into the ground. 用鎚子把(帳篷)樁牢牢地打入地裡。
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peg noun (IN BASEBALL)

[ C ] US informal a low fast throw in baseball



uk /peɡ/ us /peɡ/ -gg-

peg verb (FASTEN)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to fasten something in place with pegs

Make sure the tarpaulin is securely pegged down. 務必用樁子把油布牢牢地固定好。
UK I'll peg out the clothes before I go to work. 我會在上班之前用夾子把衣服晾在曬衣繩上的。

[ T ] to make a price, currency, etc. stay at a particular level

The agreement works because member nations haven't tried to peg prices. 因為成員國沒有企圖限定價格,所以協議發揮作用了。

peg verb (THROW)

[ T ] US informal to throw a ball in baseball low and fast

Mattingly pegged the ball to Stanley. 馬丁利把球投給史坦利。

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