- [C]灌木(丛) a plant like a small tree with a lot of branches
- a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
- a large wilderness area
- dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
- 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)
- United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974)
- vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
- hair growing in the pubic area
- not of the highest quality or sophistication
- provide with a bushing
- He scrabbled about in the bush for the ball.
- The rabbit started from the bush.
- There is some ice in the bush.
- With a few quick snips of the shears he pruned the bush.
- The soldier saw a gun jutting out from a bush.
- I can't pull this bush up, it's firmly rooted in the ground.
- There are many anecdotes about George Bush.
- If you cut off some of the branches,the tree would not bush out.
- They have gone ahead to bush out a safe way across the frozen lake.
This bush has grown up a lot in the last few months.
These two bushes can grow together; they like the same kind of soil.
The bushes may have died back in this cold autumn, but they will grow again next spring.
The bush was a good hiding place, so we dashed behind it.
New bushes can be reproduced from roots taken from the parent plant.
Rose bushes shoot out again after being cut back.
Before planting the bushes, soak the ground with water.
It's necessary for us to net the currant bushes.
Don't worry about cutting the rose bushes severely; they always grow back, stronger and healthier than ever.
There is a bush near the school playground.
He slashed at the bush angrily with a stick.
The dog roused a deer from the bushes.
We reaped a fine crop of fruit from the bushes that we planted last year.
The boy chased his sister in and out among the bushes.
Being lost in the bush is very dangerous.
Our look-out spied a man hiding in some bushes.
What is the best way to harden off new rose bushes only a few inches high?
New shoots appeared on the bush.
I used to think that this sweet tropical fruit grew on a bush, but later learned that in fact it grows upon the ground.
There was no path through the wood and we had to force our way through the thick bushes.
The explorer went into the bush of Alaska.
I peered through the bushes.
One beats the bush, and another catches the bird.
Good wine needs no bush.
- beat about〔around〕 the bush
旁敲侧击 refuse or fail to come to the point when speaking about a subject
Instead of answering my question he began to beat about the bush. 他没有回答我的问题,给我兜起圈子来了。
I wish you'd stop beating about the bush and tell me what you really want. 我希望你不要转弯抹角,快告诉我你到底想要什么。
He beat about the bush without coming to the point. 他转弯抹角不说正题。
Don't beat about the bush, come straight to the point! 别拐弯抹角,直截了当地说吧!
There is no sense in beating about the bush. 拐弯抹角说话没有意义。
- 旁敲侧击 refuse or fail to come to the point when speaking about a subject
- bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
多得不如现得; 一鸟在手,胜于二鸟在林 better to be content with what one has than to risk losing everything by being too greedy
Mike said he would give me fifteen pounds for it next week but Tom offered me twelve pounds immediately, so I thought the bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. 迈克说他下周给我15英镑买下它,但汤姆愿意立刻给我12英镑买它,因此,我想多得还是不如现得。
- 多得不如现得; 一鸟在手,胜于二鸟在林 better to be content with what one has than to risk losing everything by being too greedy
- bush telegraph
传播消息的小道 method of (unofficially) spreading news; rumour by word of mouth
The bush telegraph tells me you're likely to become our new president,John. 约翰,我从非官方消息得知,你可能会当选为我们的新校长。
I hear on the bush telegraph that the manager has resigned. 我得到的小道消息是经理已经辞职。
We only discovered by bush telegraph that our son had a new girlfriend, he had not told us himself. 我们只是从小道消息听说,我们的儿子有个新的女朋友,可他本人还没有告诉我们。
- 传播消息的小道 method of (unofficially) spreading news; rumour by word of mouth
Good wine needs no bush.出自：Proverb
- bush指的是一种矮小而丛生的木本植物,引申可指蓬松的头发。bush是可数名词,可用冠词修饰。the bush表示“丛林”“未开发地区”。
- bush用于比喻时常与beat about〔around〕连用,意思是“拐弯抹角地说,旁敲侧击”; 与 telegraph连用作“小道消息”解。
- the bush常用于指澳洲、非洲未开垦的丛林地。
- beat about the bush, beat the bush
- BUSH:Buy US Here (1960s government contracting program)在20世纪60年代政府购买我们(计划)承包
- BUSH:Bushtit (bird species)Bushtit(鸟类)
- BUSH:Beat Up Saddam Hussein击败了萨达姆
- bush:bush n. 矮树丛, (机械)衬套习惯用语bang the bush (=drag thebush up, take the rag off the bush) [美口]最好的, 第一流的beat…