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2012年8月25日 星期六

crumble

crumble
[`krʌmbl; 'krʌmbl] (發音來源)
崩潰粉碎


單字解釋

crumble
[`krʌmbl; 'krʌmbl]
<<及物動詞>>
將<麵包等>弄碎,捏碎
<<不及物動詞>>
1 崩潰,破碎,粉碎
2 a. <建築物、勢力> 崩落,<希望等>消失,破滅
The old wall is crumbling away at the edges.
那道古牆的邊緣逐漸崩塌
Old traditions are crumbling (away).
舊傳統逐漸消失
b. 崩潰 [消滅] [而變成…] [to, into]
His dearest hopes ~d to nothing.
他最大的希望成了泡影
<<可數名詞>>
撒上小麥粉用烤箱烘焙的水果甜食

vi. 崩潰, 破碎, 滅亡
vt. 弄碎
n. 麵包屑
【GRE紅寶書】
CRUMBLE v. 弄碎; 崩毀
(英) v. 弄碎 (to break into crumbs or small pieces);
崩毀(to fall to pieces; disintegrate)
(考) friable : crumble / malleable : alter
(易碎的容易破碎/可改變的容易 改變)
反義詞:friable(易碎的)-n ot easily crumbled(不易破碎的)
(例) crumble the bread / a crumbling church.

【不擇手段】
v 弄碎(把…弄成小塊);崩毀=d isintegrate=collapse
(類) friable:crumble=malle able:alter 易碎的容易破碎=可改變的容易 改變
(反) friable(adj 易碎的;脆的)-not easily crumbled(不易破碎的)

【21世紀英漢詞典】
crum.ble
將弄碎,捏碎

1 崩潰,破碎,粉碎
2 a. 崩落,消失,破滅
The old wall is crumbling away at the edges.
那道古牆的邊緣逐漸崩塌
Old traditions are crumbling (away).
舊傳統逐漸消失
b. 崩潰 [消滅] [而變成…] [to, into
His dearest hopes ~d to nothing.
他最大的希望成了泡影
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撒上小麥粉用烤箱烘焙的水果甜 食

【Collins】  ◆◆◇◇◇

1 crumble crumbles crumbling crumbled
If something crumbles, or if you crumble it, it breaks into a lot of small pieces.
Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.
Roughly crumble the cheese into a bowl.
V-ERG

2 crumble crumbles crumbling crumbled
If an old building or piece of land is crumbling, parts of it keep breaking off.
The high and low-rise apartment blocks built in the 1960s are crumbling.
The cliffs were estimated to be crumbling into the sea at the rate of 10ft an hour.
= disintegrate
VB

+ crumble away crumbles away; crumbling away; crumbled away
Crumble away means the same as crumble.
Britain's coastline stretches 4000 kilometres and much of it is crumbling away.
PHR-V

3 crumble crumbles crumbling crumbled
If something such as a system, relationship, or hope crumbles, it comes to an end.
Their economy crumbled under the weight of United Nations sanctions.
The traditional marriage is crumbling fast.
It only takes a minute for the football hopes of an entire country to crumble.
= fall apart
VB

+ crumble away crumbles away; crumbling away; crumbled away
Crumble away means the same as crumble.
Opposition more or less crumbled away.
PHR-V

4 crumble crumbles crumbling crumbled
If someone crumbles, they stop resisting or trying to win, or become unable to cope.
Brighton have too many

英字分解

c
[音似] 夕; 兮; 汐; 西; 吸; 希; 系; 昔; 析; 矽; 係; 洗; 席; 息; 悉; 惜; 細; 習; 喜; 犀; 稀; 媳; 隙; 嘻; 膝; 錫; 攜; 犧; 襲; 戲

rumble
[`rʌmbl; 'rʌmbl]
n. 隆隆聲, 轆轆聲
vi. 發隆隆聲, 轆轆響
vt. 使隆隆響, 低沉地說
[電] 隆隆聲



列根成形

c

rumble
發隆隆聲
crumble
崩潰粉碎

創義薛說

事物有縫而發隆隆聲,恐怕就要 ➔ 崩潰粉碎
所以古人說要防微杜漸。