Translation of "wrest" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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wrestverb [ T + adv/prep ]

uk /rest/ us /rest/

formal to get something with effort or difficulty

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

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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