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surround

verb [T]
 
 
/səˈraʊnd/
to be everywhere around something
環繞,圍繞,包圍
Snow-capped mountains surround the city.
白頭積雪的群山環繞著這座城市。
Gwen sat at her desk, surrounded by books and papers.
格溫坐在桌前,周圍堆滿了書和報紙。
Mystery still surrounds the exact circumstances of Stalin's death.
史達林去世的確切情況仍是迷霧重重。
She said that she wanted to die surrounded by the people she loves (= with them all present).
她說她希望在她死的時候,她所愛的人會陪伴在自己身邊。
Early this morning, armed police surrounded (= moved into a position so that they were everywhere around) a house which they thought contained an escaped prisoner.
今天一大早,武裝員警就包圍了他們認為藏有一名逃犯的房子。
Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
surrounding
 
 
/səˈraʊn.dɪŋ/ adjective [before noun]
A lot of the children at the school do not live in the town, but come in from the surrounding countryside.
這所學校的許多孩子都不住在鎮上,而是來自於周邊的鄉村。
Next to and beside
(Definition of surround verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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