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buttonhole

verb [T]     /ˈbʌt.ən.həʊl/ US  /ˈbʌt̬.ən.hoʊl/
to stop someone and make them listen to you 拦住(某人)让其听;引起(他人)注意 Greg buttonholed me about sales figures when I came out of the meeting. 当我开完会出来时,格雷格拦住我跟我说了销售数据的事。 Interrupting and preventing from speaking
Translations of “buttonhole”
in Chinese (Traditional) 攔住(某人)讓其聽, 引起(他人)注意…
(Definition of buttonhole verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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