Traducción de "swallow" - Diccionario Inglés-Chino Tradicional

swallow

verb [ T ] (TAKE AWAY) 奪走 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;吞沒
An increasing amount of the countryside is being swallowed (up) by the town. 越來越多的鄉村被城鎮吞併。
Many small businesses have been swallowed (up) by large companies. 很多小企業已經被大公司吞併了。

to use or take away a large part of something valuable

大量使用,大量奪走(貴重之物)
Taxes have swallowed up nearly half of my pay increase. 我的加薪有近一半都被稅收抵消了。

(Translation of “swallow verb (TAKE AWAY)” from the Diccionario Cambridge Inglés-Chino (tradicionál) © Cambridge University Press)