Translation of "stab" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /stæb/ us /stæb/ -bb-

B2 [ T ] to injure someone with a sharp pointed object such as a knife

She was stabbed several times in the chest. 她胸口被捅了幾刀。
He was jailed for 15 years for stabbing his wife to death. 他因刺死妻子被判入獄15年。

[ I or T ] to make a short, forceful pushing movement with a finger or a long, thin object

As she spoke she stabbed the air with her finger. 她一邊說一邊用手指在空中比劃著。
He stabbed at the meat with his fork. 他用叉子戳著那塊肉。

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stabnoun [ C ]

uk /stæb/ us /stæb/

the act of pushing a knife into someone, or an injury caused by stabbing

He was admitted to hospital with stab wounds. 他因被刀刺傷住進了米德爾塞克斯醫院。

a sudden feeling, especially an unpleasant one such as pain

She felt a stab of envy when she saw all the expensive presents Zoe had been given for Christmas. 她看到佐伊聖誕節收到的那些貴重禮物,頓生妒意。

an action or remark that attacks someone's reputation

Her criticism of the company's plans was a stab at the chairman himself. 她對公司計劃的批評是對董事長本人的中傷。

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