Translation of "buttonhole" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

buttonhole

verb [ T ] uk us /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。

(Translation of “buttonhole verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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