名词:wrester 动词过去式:wrested 过去分词:wrested 现在分词:wresting 第三人称单数:wrests
1 [Tn.pr] ~ sth from sb take sth away from sb violently 从某人处抢夺某物
*wrest the gun from his grasp 把枪从他手中夺过来.
2 [Tn.pr] ~ sth from sb/sth obtain sth from sb/sth by a hard struggle奋力从某人[某物]处获得某事物
*wrest a confession from sb 费力取得某人的供词
* Foreign investors are trying to wrest control of the firm from the family. 外国投资者尽力从这个家族手中夺取对公司的控制权.
v [T always + adverb/preposition]
[Language: Old English;Origin: wrAstan]
formal to take power or influence away from someone, especially when this is difficult
They are fighting to wrest control of the party from the old leaders.
literary to pull something away from someone violently
I managed to wrest the photograph from his grasp.