Translation of "screw" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /skruː/ us /skruː/

screw noun (METAL OBJECT)

[ C ] a thin, pointed piece of metal with a raised edge twisting round along its length and a flat top with a cut in it, used to join things together, especially pieces of wood


screw noun (TURN)

[ C ] UK an act of twisting or turning done to fasten or tighten something

Give it another screw to make sure the lid doesn't come off while we're travelling. 把蓋子再擰緊一點,那麼我們在路上的時候蓋子就不會掉落。

screw noun (PRISON GUARD)

[ C ] UK slang (a word used especially by prisoners) a prison guard


screw noun (HAVE SEX)

[ C ] UK offensive the act of sex, or a sexual partner

I never feel like a screw when I wake up in the morning. 我早晨醒來時從不想性交。
He's a really good screw. 他真是個很棒的性伴侶。

screw noun (INSTRUMENT)

screws [ plural ]

→  thumbscrew



uk /skruː/ us /skruː/

screw verb (METAL OBJECT)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to fasten something using a screw

Screw this piece of wood to the wall. 用螺絲把這塊木頭固定在牆上。
Screw these two pieces together. 把這兩塊用螺絲鎖在一起。

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to fasten something using an object similar to a screw

We'll have to screw a hook into the wall. 我們得把一個鈎子鎖到牆裡去。
screw in/together

If something screws in/together, it fits or fastens together by being turned.

This light bulb screws in. 這個燈泡是用轉的。
The steel rods screw together. 這些鋼條是鎖在一起的。

screw verb (TIGHT SHAPE)

[ T + adv/prep ] to tighten the muscles of your face or part of your face into a particular expression, especially one of disapproval or pain

He screwed his eyes tight shut against the bright light. 在強光的照射下,他瞇緊了眼睛。
The woman at the breakfast table screwed her mouth into a grimace. 正在吃早飯的那位女子咧著嘴,一副苦相。

[ T + adv/prep ] to twist and crush something, especially paper or cloth, roughly with your hands

She screwed the bag up and threw it in the bin. 她把袋子揉成一團,丟進垃圾筒。
He screwed the letter into a ball and flung it away. 他把信揉成一團丟了。

screw verb (TURN)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to fasten something by turning it or twisting it

Screw the lid firmly on to the jar and shake well. 把瓶蓋旋緊,然後搖勻。

screw verb (CHEAT)

[ T ] slang to cheat or deceive someone

It was only after we'd had the car for a few days that we realized we'd been screwed by the dealer. 車子到手幾天後,我們才明白自己被經銷商騙了。

screw verb (HAVE SEX)

[ I or T ] offensive to have sex with someone

They say he's screwing the boss's wife. 他們說他和老闆的妻子有不正當關係。

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