动词过去式:slackened 过去分词:slackened 现在分词:slackening 第三人称单数:slackens
1 [I, Tn] (cause sth to) become slack （使）松弛
*The rope slackened. 绳子松了.
* slacken the reins 放松缰绳
* slacken one's grip 松手.
2 [I, Tn, Tn.p] ~ sth (off/up) (cause sth to) become slower, less active, etc （使某事物）放慢, 迟缓
*The ship's speed slackened. 船速减慢了.
* After hours of digging, we began to slacken up a little. 我们挖了数小时後, 速度慢了下来.
* Slacken (off) your speed as you approach the village. 接近村庄时要放慢速度.
v [I and T]writtenalsoslacken off
to gradually become slower, weaker, less active etc, or to make something do this The heavy rain showed no signs of slackening off.slacken your pace/speed
(=go or walk more slowly) Guy slackened his pace as he approached the gate.
to make something looser, or to become looser
≠ tighten He did not let her go, but his grip on her slackened.
1. There is no reason to believe that this pace will slacken. 没有理由使人们相信这个速度会变慢。
2. There is no reason to believe that this pace will slacken. 没有理由使人们相信这个速度会变慢。