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单词 nudge
释义  ldoce_237_cnudge /nʌdʒ/ verb  1  [transitive]PUSH to push someone gently, usually with your elbow, in order to get their attention 〔通常用肘〕轻推〔以引起某人的注意〕 Jill nudged him in the ribs. 吉尔用胳膊肘轻轻碰了一下他的肋部。► see thesaurus at push →5  See picture of NUDGE 轻推2  [transitive always + adverb/preposition]PUSH to move something or someone a short distance by gently pushing 轻推移动,推开 She nudged the glass towards me. 她将杯子轻轻推向我。 David nudged me out of the way. 戴维把我轻轻推向一边。3  [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition]PUSH to move forward slowly by pushing gently 〔缓慢地〕往前挤nudge your way to/through etc (something) I started to nudge my way to the front of the crowd. 我慢慢地挤到人群前面。4  [transitive always + adverb/preposition]PERSUADE to gently persuade or encourage someone to take a particular decision or action 劝说;鼓励nudge somebody into/towards something We’re trying to nudge them towards a practical solution. 我们正在努力劝说他们找出一种切实可行的解决方法。5  [transitive]ALMOST to almost reach a particular level or amount 接近,靠近〔某程度或数量〕 Outside the temperature was nudging 30 degrees Celsius. 外面气温已经接近30摄氏度。 —nudge noun [countable] Hannah gave me a gentle nudge. 汉娜轻轻推了我一下。→ See Verb tableExamples from the Corpusnudge• They nudged each other as the principal called their names.• An old woman nudged her way to the back of the bus.• She was also instrumental in nudging him into giving 25 percent of the positions in the Socialist Party to women.• But he didn't nudge him.• Death must be nudged, hurried, if only it could be.• Eventually, I was nudged into management.• Temperatures were already nudging into the 80s before dawn today.• Christine nudged me and giggled.• Benjamin nudged me as Westminster Abbey came into view.• Toby nudged my arm. "That's the guy I told you about, " he whispered.• They were satisfied to learn, to come up with new ideas, and to nudge the field forward.• Southeast winds nudged the oil slick onto the shore.• A heavily burnt in sky will blend better with the foreground as the flash will nudge those highlights along.From Longman Business Dictionarynudgenudge /nʌdʒ/ verb [intransitive, transitive] to increase the value or position of something on a scale by a small amount, or to increase or move up by a small amountnudge something up/to something etcInvestors bought blue chips again, nudging the Dow Jones Industrial Average to another all-time high.nudge upHonda increased its share of the car market even though its sales nudged up only slightly. —nudge noun [countable usually singular]The interest rate cuts will give the economy an upward nudge.→ See Verb tableOrigin nudge (1600-1700) Perhaps from a Scandinavian languagenudge verbChinese  elbow, to push in usually your someone with Business Corpus gently,
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