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roll

verb (TURN OVER)
翻轉
 
 
/rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/
[T usually + adv/prep] to (cause something to) turn over onto itself to form a cylinder or a sphere
(使)捲;(使)繞;裹;滾搓
He rolled the clay into a ball in his hands.
他把黏土用手搓成一個球。
As I got closer, the hedgehog rolled itself (up) into a ball.
我靠近時,刺蝟縮成了一個球。
Bending, twisting and curving
[T] to make a cigarette by wrapping a piece of paper around some tobacco
捲(煙)
Tobacco and smoking
[I or T, + adv/prep] to fold over a piece of clothing or material to make it shorter
(被)捲起
We rolled back the carpet to see the floorboards.
我們把地毯捲了起來查看地板。
Making things more or less smooth or straight
(Definition of roll verb (TURN OVER) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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