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拷打
Simplified 拷打
Traditional 拷打
Pin Yin
kao3 da3
English
  • to beat
  • to flog
  • [Law] excruciation; torture
Examples:
1. 所有证据都是在严刑拷打下获得的,因此它毫无价值。
All the evidence was obtained under torture, it was worthless.
2. 戴维·威尔士被捕之后,既遭到拷打,又被施以梅斯毒气。
David Welsh was roughed up and maced after his arrest.
3. 他身上的一处处伤痕证明他曾受到严刑拷打
His scars bore witness to the torture he had suffered.
4. 任何严刑拷打都不能使他开口。
No torture would make him speak.
5. 西班牙的宗教裁判正在恣意施行严刑拷打
The Spanish Inquisition was roasting and racking, and burning with a free hand.
6. 警察正在拷打他,决心要他在一份他所没有看过的文件上签字。
The cops were giving him the works, determined to have him sign a document he hadn't seen.
7. 警察拷打他,逼他招供。
The police tortured him to confess his crime.
8. 他说他受过折磨拷打, 从他身上的伤疤看来倒也可信.
The scars on his body lent colour to his claim that he had been tortured.
9. 这个阴谋反叛集团中幸存下来的领导人在监牢里遭到严刑拷打,逼他们招认口供。
The surviving leaders of the conspiracy were tortured in prison to make them confess.
10. 严刑拷打往往使施刑者和受刑者都丧失人性.
Torture always dehumanizes both the torturer and his victim.