Traducción de "swallow" - Diccionario inglés-chino mandarín

swallow

verb [ T ] (TAKE AWAY) 夺走 uk us /ˈswɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈswɑː.loʊ/

If something large swallows (up) another thing, it makes it disappear or stop existing separately by making it part of itself

吞掉;吞没
An increasing amount of the countryside is being swallowed (up) by the town. 越来越多的乡村被城镇吞没。
Many small businesses have been swallowed (up) by large companies. 很多小企业已经被大公司吞并了。

to use or take away a large part of something valuable

大量使用,大量夺走(贵重之物)
Taxes have swallowed up nearly half of my pay increase. 我的加薪有近一半都被税收抵消了。

(Traducción de "swallow verb (TAKE AWAY)" de Diccionario Cambridge inglés-chino (simplificado) © Cambridge University Press)