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打起盹
Simplified 打起盹
Traditional 打起盹
Pin Yin
da3 qi3 dun3
English
  • fall into a doze
  • go off into a doze
Examples:
1. 夜色渐深,哈克打起盹来,
As the night deepened, Huck began to nod,
2. 夜色渐深,哈克打起盹来,不久便鼾声大作。
As the night deepened, Huck began to nod, and presently to snore.
3. 我感到越来越疲倦,身体渐渐麻木,甚至在恐惧之中也昏昏沉沉地打起盹来,最后竟然睡着了。
Gradually weariness grew upon me; a numbness, an occasional stupor, fell upon my mind even in the midst of my terrors;
4. 他不由自主地打起盹来,
He began to doze, in spite of himself;
5. 他不由自主地打起盹来,钟敲了十一下,但是他没有听见。
He began to doze, in spite of himself; the clock chimed eleven, but he did not hear it.
6. 打起盹儿来了。
He fall into a doze.
7. 我看电影时打起盹儿来了.
I dozed off during the film.
8. 那沙喉咙的信使吃完便餐便在长凳上很不舒服地坐下,打起盹来。 这时一阵高声的嗡嗡和一股疾走的人潮挤向法庭和楼梯,也把他席卷而去。
The hoarse messenger, uncomfortably seated on a form after taking that refection, had dropped into a doze, when a loud murmur and a rapid tide of people setting up the stairs that led to the court, carried him along with them.
9. 车厢里,旅客们很少交谈,大家很快地都打起盹来了。
There was but little conversation in the car, and soon many of the passengers were overcome with sleep.