Translation of "wrest" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

wrest

verb [ T + adv/prep ] uk /rest/ us /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。

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。

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

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