n.沉重的脚步 vi.沉重地走,辛勤工作 vt.沉重缓慢地走
副词:ploddingly 名词:plodder 动词过去式:plodded 过去分词:plodded 现在分词:plodding 第三人称单数:plods
1 [I, Ipr, Ip] ~ (along/on) walk with heavy steps or with difficulty; trudge 迈着沉重的脚步行走; 艰难地行走
*Labourers plodded home through the muddy fields. 工人们穿过泥泞的田地吃力地走回家去.
* (fig 比喻) We plodded on through the rain for several hours. 我们在雨中跋涉了几小时. =>Usage at stump 用法见stump.
2 (phr v) plod along move slowly (at some task) 缓慢地进行（某工作）
*`How's the book?' `Oh, I'm plodding along. ' ｀那本书怎么样?＇｀哦, 我正在磨蹭呢.＇ plod away (at sth) work steadily but slowly (and with difficulty) 持续而缓慢地（并艰难地）工作
*He plodded away all night at the accounts but didn't finish them in time. 他彻夜不眠地清理帐目, 却未能按时完成.
v past tense and past participleploddedpresent participleplodding
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: From the sound or the action]
[I always + adverb/preposition]
to walk along slowly, especially when this is difficult
plod through/up/across etc
The horse plodded up the hill.
Jake kept plodding on.
plod on/alongphr v
to work slowly or make slow progress, especially in a way that is boring
For years he had plodded along in a series of boring office jobs.