Translation of "lurch" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

lurch

verb uk /lɜːtʃ/ us /lɝːtʃ/

[ I ] to move in a way that is not regular or normal, especially making sudden movements backwards or forwards or from side to side

摇晃,晃动;(尤指)突然倾斜
The train lurched forward and some of the people standing fell over. 火车突然向前晃动了一下,一些站着的人跌倒了。

[ I + adv/prep ] to act or continue in away that is uncontrolled and not regular, often with sudden changes

蹒跚,踉跄,磕磕绊绊
We seem to lurch from crisis to crisis. 我们似乎总是跌跌撞撞,危机不断。
She just lurches from one bad relationship to another. 她情路坎坷,一次次地失恋。
noun [ C ] uk /lɜːtʃ/ us /lɝːtʃ/

a sudden movement or change that is not smooth or normal

突然的倾斜或摇晃
The truck gave a sudden lurch as it was hit by a strong gust of wind. 一阵强风袭来,卡车突然摇晃了一下。
The party's lurch (= sudden change) to the left will lose it a lot of support. 该党突然转向左倾将会失去很多人的支持。

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