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wrest

verb [T + adv/prep]
 
 
/rest/
formal to get something with effort or difficulty
辛苦谋求;费力取得
The shareholders are planning to wrest control of the company (away) from the current directors.
股东们正在计划从现任董事们手中夺取公司的控制权。
Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
to violently pull something away from someone
夺取;攫取
He wrested the letter from my grasp.
他从我手中夺走了那封信。
Pulling
Translations of “wrest”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辛苦謀求, 費力取得, 奪取…
(Definition of wrest from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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