gesture

[ˈdʒestʃə] [ˈdʒɛstʃər]

n. 手势,姿势;动作

v. 作手势,用动作表示

详细释义

源自:《新世纪英汉大词典》Collins外研社

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n /ˈdʒestʃə/

手势;示意动作

  • He left the room with an angry gesture.

    他打了个生气的手势,离开了房间。

  • He throws his hands open in a gesture which clearly indicates his relief.

    他摊开双手,明确表示他解脱了。

  • He was fined for making an obscene gesture to the crowd.

    他因为对着人群做了一个下流的手势而被罚款。

  • Sarah made a menacing gesture with her fist.

    萨拉挥了挥拳头以示威胁。

姿态;表示

  • a political gesture

    一个政治姿态

  • The demonstration is a gesture of defiance against the government.

    这次抗议示威是蔑视政府的一种表示。

  • They lit candles as a symbolic gesture.

    他们象征性地点燃蜡烛。

  • Iraq said it made the offer as a gesture of goodwill.

    伊拉克声称他们的提议是一种善意的表示。

  • They held a two-minute silence as a gesture of support for the victims.

    他们静默两分钟,以示对受害者的支持。

  • As a gesture to security, we fitted locks on all the windows.

    我们在所有的窗户上都装了锁,以示对安全问题的态度。

姿势;仪态 <废>

vi /ˈdʒestʃə/

做手势;用动作示意

  • He gestured angrily towards the house.

    他朝着房子的方向比了个愤怒的手势。

  • I gestured towards the boathouse, and he looked inside.

    我对着船库比了个手势,他向里面看去。

  • He gestures, gesticulates, and moves with the grace of a dancer.

    他举手投足犹如舞者般优雅。

vt /ˈdʒestʃə/

用手势表达;用动作表示

  • She gestured her intention.

    她用手势表明自己的意图。

常用短语

源自:《新世纪英汉大词典》Collins外研社

  1. to make a gesture 做手势;做示意动作
  2. a symbolic gesture 一个象征性的姿态
  3. as a gesture of sth 作为某事物的表示
  4. as a gesture to sth 作为对某事物的态度

英英释义

n.
motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling
the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
something done as an indication of intention
v.
show, express or direct through movement

同反义词

同义词:

movement posture
sign

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