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吞食
Simplified 吞食
Traditional 吞食
Pin Yin
tun1 shi2
English
  • to devour
Examples:
1. 一群海豚正在吞食
A shoal of porpoises are well on the feed.
2. 既使小型的鱼类也可以吞食中型的种子。
Even small fish can swallow seeds of moderate size.
3. 他把这比作一条蛇,由于吞食了太大的动物而无法动弹。
He used the image of a snake that had lost its swiftness from swallowing too large a prey.
4. 既然你们能相互吞食,我们为何不能把你们吃掉呢?
If you eat one another, I don't see why we may not eat you.
5. 它们在地下打洞,吞食掉本来可以牧放数百万只羊和牲口的牧草,造成了破坏。
It caused devastation by burrowing and by devouring the herbage which might have maintained millions of sheep and cattle.
6. 吞食的烈性液体使她面色微红。
She panted still with the fiery liquid she had gulped.
7. 巨大的购物中心及停车场吞食掉大批绿色的土地。
Shopping centers with their parking lots have eaten up the green earth.
8. 有些鹰类和鸟类把猎获物整个吞食
Some hawks and owls bolt their prey whole.
9. 有些树种如桧柏、樱桃和山楂结出能被鸟类吞食的浆果。
Some trees, such as junipers, cherries, and hawthorns, produce fruits that are eaten by birds.
10. 窦的壁衬盖着内吞细胞,这些细胞能吞食淋巴中可能出现的任何一种外来颗粒。
The walls of the sinuses are lined with endocytic cells which engulf any foreign particles that might be present in the lymph.