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scrabble

verb [I + adv/prep]
 
 
/ˈskræb.l̩/
to use your fingers to quickly find something that you cannot see
(用手指)扒找,翻找
He was scrabbling about in the sand searching for the ring.
他在沙子裡扒尋戒指。
SearchingMoving quickly
to try to get something quickly that is not easily available
試圖快速獲得(不易得到之物)
The government is scrabbling around for ways to raise revenue without putting up taxes.
政府正在摸索不靠加稅而增加財政收入的辦法。
Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
informal to climb quickly and without care
急促攀爬
Paul scrabbled up the cliff, dislodging several small stones.
保羅急忙爬上懸崖,蹬開了幾塊小石頭。
We were scrabbling over the rocks as fast as we could.
我們以最快的速度攀過那些岩石。
Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of scrabble verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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