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rock

verb
 
 
/rɒk/ US  /rɑːk/
[I or T] to (cause someone or something to) move backwards and forwards or from side to side in a regular way
(使)搖晃,(使)搖動
He picked up the baby and gently rocked her to sleep.
他抱起了嬰兒輕輕搖著哄她入睡。
If you rock back on that chair, you're going to break it.
你坐在那把椅子上要是往後搖,椅子會散架的。
Shaking, swinging and vibrating
[T] If a person or place is rocked by something such as an explosion, the force of it makes the person or place shake
使劇烈震動;使猛烈搖動
The explosion, which rocked the city, killed 300.
這次爆炸使整座城市劇烈震動,致使300人喪生。
Shaking, swinging and vibrating
[T] If an event rocks a group of people or society, it causes feelings of shock
使震驚;使震動;驚嚇
The managing director's resignation rocked the whole company.
總經理的辭職震驚了整個公司。
Upsetting and destabilizing
(Definition of rock verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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