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nail-biting

n.咬指甲癖性,束手无策

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nail-biting


'nail-.biting
adj [only before noun]
extremely exciting because you do not know what is going to happen next
 The match went all the way to a nail-biting finish.
 some nail-biting moments near the end of the movie
1. Even men who can hardly drive a nail in straight are supposed to be born electricians, carpenters, plumbers and mechanics.
    甚至那些连一枚钉子都钉不直的男人都被认为是天生的电工、木匠、水管工和机械师。

2. Bits of broken glass, lengths of string, a key to a door long since decayed away, a rusty knife-blade, old shoes saved for a road that never was and never will be, a nail bent under the weight of things too heavy for any nail, a dried flower or two s
    碎玻璃块;小线头儿;一扇早已朽败的门上的钥匙;一把锈蚀的刀;一双为某条从来没有、将来也不会有的路而准备的旧鞋;一颗弯折的钉,它所承受过的重量足以弄折任何钉子;一两支干花,仍散发出几许花香。

3. He drove in the nail with one stroke of the hammer.
    他铁锤一敲就把钉子钉进去。

4. He stopped biting his apple.
    他停止咬苹果。

5. It has been in trouble for biting people before now, and they are sure that the court will order it to be destroyed.
    在此之前,它就曾咬伤过人造成了不小的麻烦,他们确信法庭将判决把狗除掉。

6. Imagine a few people sitting in a waiting room: one is tapping his fingers on his briefcase, another keeps rubbing his hands together, another is biting his fingernails, still another grabs the arms of his chair tightly and one keeps running his fing
    想象一下几个坐在一间等候室里的人:一个在用手指轻轻敲打公文包,一个在不停地揉搓双手,另一个在咬自己的手指甲,还有一个用手紧抓着椅子的扶手,又一个在不断地用手指梳理着头发。

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