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挖下
Simplified 挖下
Traditional 挖下
Pin Yin
wa1 xia4
English
  • dig down
Examples:
1. 他走到地牢的一角,挖下一块因受潮而松动的石片,拿来敲击那墙壁上声音听得最清楚的地方。
He went to a corner of his dungeon, detached a stone, and with it knocked against the wall where the sound came.
2. 我整天都做着这种非人力所及的工作,如果到晚上我能挖下一寸见方这种坚实的水泥,就认为自己是很不错的了, 你知道,这种水泥,由于年代已久,简直如同石头一般难挖。
Whole days have I passed in these Titanic efforts, considering my labor well repaid if, by night-time I had contrived to carry away a square inch of this hard-bound cement, changed by ages into a substance unyielding as the stones themselves;