动词过去式:crunched 过去分词:crunched 现在分词:crunching 第三人称单数:crunches 形容词:crunchable
(also scrunch) v
1 [Tn, Tn.p] ~ sth (up) crush sth noisily with the teeth when eating 嘎吱嘎吱地咬或嚼某物
*crunch peanuts, biscuits, etc 嚼花生、饼乾等
* The dog was crunching a bone. 那只狗在啃一块骨头.
2 [I, Tn] (cause sth to) make a harsh grating noise （使某物）发出刺耳的碎裂声
*The frozen snow crunched under our feet. 冻结的雪在我们的脚下嘎吱作响.
* The wheels crunched the gravel. 车轮碾在碎石上嘎吱嘎吱地响.
1 (also scrunch) (usu sing 通常作单数) noise made by crunching; act of crunching 碎裂声; 使发出碎裂声的动作
*There was a crunch as he bit the apple. 在他咬苹果时, 发出嘎扎一响.
2 (idm 习语) if/when it comes to the `crunch; if/when the `crunch comes if/when the decisive moment comes 当关键时刻到来时
*He always says he'll help, but when it comes to the crunch, he does nothing. 他口口声声说他一定帮忙, 然而事到临头他什么也不帮.