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2012年8月30日 星期四

nestle

nestle
[`nɛsl; 'nɛsl] (發音來源)
在...舒適地安頓下來


單字解釋

nestle
[`nɛsl; 'nɛsl]
《源自古英語「築巢」的意思》<<不及物動詞>>
1 a. 舒適地躺[在…],[在…]舒適地安頓下來 [in,into,on]
The small child ~d down in bed [into the armchair, on the sofa].
那個小孩舒適地躺在床上 [扶手椅子裡,沙發上]
b. 身體貼近 [依偎] [在…] [to,against,on]
The little boy ~d up to [~d closely against] his mother.
那個小男孩緊緊地依偎著他的母親
2 <房屋等>坐落於 [蔭蔽之處] [in, among]
The little house ~d among the trees.
那間小屋坐落在樹叢中
<<及物動詞>>
1 將 <頭、臉、肩膀等> 貼靠[在…][on, against]
The baby ~d its head on [against] its mother's breast.
嬰兒把頭貼靠在母親的胸前
2 使…舒適地[在…]安頓下來 [躺下來] [in]
The baby was ~d in its mother's lap.
嬰兒舒適地躺在母親的大腿上

vi. 舒適地坐定, 挨靠, 偎依
vt. 抱, 安置
相關詞組:
nestle up to sb
nestle oneself in bed
nestle down in bed
【GRE紅寶書】
NESTLE v. 舒適地安頓; 依偎
(英) v. 舒適地安頓(to settle snugly);
依偎(press affectionately)
(記) nest(鳥窩)+le→像鳥一樣安 頓
(例) She nestled her head against his shoulder.

【不擇手段】
v 舒適地安頓;依偎=snuggle
(記) nest鳥窩,le一在nest裡面- 舒適的安頓
(參) nestling(n 未離巢的雛鳥;嬰兒)

【21世紀英漢詞典】
nes.tle

《源自古英語「築巢」的意思》
1 a. 舒適地躺[在…],[在…]舒適地 安頓下來 [in,into,on]
The small child ~d down in bed [into the armchair, on the sofa].
那個小孩舒適地躺在床上 [扶手椅子裡,沙發上]
b. 身體貼近 [依偎] [在…] [to,against,on]
The little boy ~d up to [~d closely against] his mother.
那個小男孩緊緊地依偎著他的母 親
2 坐落於 [蔭蔽之處] [in, among
The little house ~d among the trees.
那間小屋坐落在樹叢中
1 將 貼靠[在…][on, against
The baby ~d its head on [against] its mother's breast.
嬰兒把頭貼靠在母親的胸前
2 使…舒適地[在…]安頓下來 [躺下來] [in
The baby was ~d in its mother's lap.
嬰兒舒適地躺在母親的大腿上

【Collins】  ◆◇◇◇◇

1 nestle nestles nestling nestled
If you nestle or are nestled somewhere, you move into a comfortable position, usually by pressing against someone or against something soft.
John took one child into the crook of each arm and let them nestle against him.
Jade nestled her first child in her arms.
= snuggle
V-ERG

2 nestle nestles nestling nestled
If something such as a building nestles somewhere, it is in that place and seems safe or sheltered.
Nearby, nestling in the hills, was the children's home.
She nestled the eggs safely in the straw in Jim's basket.
V-ERG

英字分解

nest

[nɛst; nɛst]

1 (鳥、動物、昆蟲等的) 巢,窠
2 a. (安適的) 避難所,休息場所,窩
b. [盜賊等的] 巢穴、巢窟 (haunt) ; [罪惡等的] 溫床,淵藪[of]
3 [集合稱]
a. 巢中的東西,一窩的幼鳥
(蛋、幼鳥等)
b. (蟲等的) 群
c. (歹徒的) 一夥,一窩

le
[音似] 耒, 勒, 淚, 累, 雷, 磊, 壘
-le
[-l; -l]
{字尾}
1 用以構成表「小」之意的名詞
icicle
2 用以構成表「做…之人 [道具] 」之意的名詞
beadle
3 用以構成表「反覆」之意的動詞
sparkle



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在…舒適地安頓下來

創義薛說

金窩銀窩都比不上自己的,因為 ➔ 待自己的小窩才能舒適地安頓下來