vt.<古>劫掠 vi.袭击 n.袭击
动词过去式:forayed 过去分词:forayed 现在分词:foraying 第三人称单数:forays
/'fɒreɪ; [US] 'fɔ:reɪ; `fɔre/
1 sudden attack, esp to obtain sth; raid 袭击（尤指为获得某物）; 突袭
*go on/make a foray into enemy territory 袭击敌占区.
2 brief but vigorous attempt to be involved in a different activity, profession, etc （对一新的活动、行业等）短暂而积极的改换尝试
*the company's first foray into the computer market 该公司打入计算机市场的首次尝试.
v [I] make a foray 袭击; 突袭.
1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:
forrer, from forre; FORAGE2
a short attempt at doing a particular job or activity, especially one that is very different from what you usually doforay into It will be my first foray into local government. Wright is about to make his first foray into the music business.
a short sudden attack by a group of soldiers, especially in order to get food or supplies
→raidforay into their nightly forays into enemy territory
a short journey somewhere in order to get something or do something
= tripforay into/to We make regular forays to France to buy wine.>forayv [I]