形容词:dangly 名词:dangler 动词过去式:dangled 过去分词:dangled 现在分词:dangling 第三人称单数:dangles
1 (a) [I] hang or swing loosely 悬吊着或摆动不定
*a bunch of keys dangling at the end of a chain 在链子一端悬吊着的一串钥匙.
(b) [Tn] hold (sth) so that it swings loosely 拿着（某物）使其摆动
*He dangled his watch in front of the baby. 他在婴儿面前摇晃着表.
2 (phr v) dangle sth before/in front of sb offer sth temptingly to sb 以某事物招引某人
*The prospect of promotion was dangled before him. 晋升的希望在吸引着他.
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language]
[I and T]
to hang or swing loosely, or to make something do this
A light bulb dangled from a wire in the ceiling.
dangle sth in/over etc sth
I dangled my feet in the clear blue water.
to offer something good to someone, in order to persuade them to do something
dangle sth in front of sb/before sb
A good pay package and a company car were dangled in front of her.
1. Several young men dangle after the pretty girl. 好几个青年男子追随那漂亮女孩。