indentation

音标:/ɪnden'teɪʃ(ə)n/

英英释义:

①An indentation is the space at the beginning of a line of writing when it starts further away from the edge of the paper than all the other lines.【n.行首缩格,行首留空格】

②An indentation is a shallow hole or cut in the surface or edge of something.【n.凹口;缺口】

例句:

①Using a knife, make slight indentations around the edges of the pastry.

用刀子绕馅饼边沿刻小锯齿。

②They pressed hard enough to make indentations .

笔力太重,于是在上面留下了痕迹。

《科学美国人》一篇题为 Snake eyes 的文章也出现了这个表达:

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Taylor Swift的歌 dress 也出现了这个表达:

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twiddle one's thumbs

无所事事;闲着无聊

英英释义:

If you say that someone is twiddling their thumbs, you mean that they do not have anything to do and are waiting for something to happen.

例句:

①The prospect of waiting around just twiddling his thumbs was appalling.

想到将要无所事事,他就非常害怕。

②The Government cannot expect graduates to twiddle their thumbs on the dole.

政府不愿意看到毕业生领着救济金却什么也不干。

《新闻周刊》一篇题为 Putting down roots 的文章也出现了这个表达:

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