Translation of "rock" - English-Russian dictionary


verb uk /rɒk/ us
MOVE [ I, T ]

to move backwards and forwards or from side to side, or to make someone or something do this

She rocked back and forth on her chair.
He gently rocked / the baby to sleep.

to shock a large number of people

ошеломлять, приводить в волнение
[ often passive ] The country has been rocked by a series of drug scandals.
→ See also rock the boat

(Translation of “rock verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)