hunker

英 ['hʌŋkə] 美 ['hʌŋkɚ]
  • vi. 蹲下,盘坐
  • n. 守旧者
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1. perhaps cognate with haunch.
2. 很可能与 haunch 同源。
3. haunch => hunker.
4. on one's haunches 以蹲坐姿势。
5. 它们很可能都源于同样的原始日耳曼语词根。
hunker 蹲下,坐下

来自苏格兰语,词源不详,或同huckster.

hunker (v.)
"to squat, crouch," 1720, Scottish, of uncertain origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse huka "to crouch," hoka, hokra "to crawl." Hunker down, Southern U.S. dialectal phrase, popularized c. 1965, from northern British hunker "haunch." Related: Hunkered; hunkering.
1. Their strategy for the moment is to hunker down and let the fuss die down.
他们目前的策略是保持低调,让事态慢慢平息。

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2. I have to hunker down to finish my algebra this evening.
我今晚要专专心心地把代数作业做完.

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3. They are not allowed to hunker down to rest after running 5,000 meters.
他们跑完5000米后不准蹲下休息.

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4. Work hard, hunker down, tighten your belt, and a better life.
努力工作 、 盘腿坐下 、 勒紧腰带 、 和改善生活.

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5. Families hunker down indoors hanging illuminated orange paper stars in their darkened windows.
家族里的猎人们在屋里休养生息,从昏暗的窗户中能看到星星点点的橘色烛光.

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