- vt. & vi. 拍手,鼓掌 strike the palms of the hands together
- [S]鼓掌; 掌声 act or sound of clapping
- [C]善意的拍打 friendly slap
a sudden very loud noise
a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
put quickly or forcibly;
"The judge clapped him in jail"
cause to strike the air in flight;
"The big bird clapped its wings"
clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
clap one's hands together;
"The children were clapping to the music"
strike the air in flight;
"the wings of the birds clapped loudly"
strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise;
"clap two boards together"
- She clapped her hands in delight.
- If you're happy, clap your hands.
- The gray-beard swept out an arm to clap Shemsen on the shoulder.
- Sometimes people will clap wildly after you dance.
- There was a clap of thunder in the distance.
- I gave him a gentle clap on the shoulder.
- The audience gave him a loud clap.
- When the show was over, we all clapped.
- The audience clapped enthusiastically and called for more.
- I clapped to attract the children's attention.
- The audience clapped the violinist heartily.
- They clapped their hands after his speech.
- The victorious players clapped each other on the back.
- He clapped the door shut.
- They gave me a big clap.
- She gives him a clap on the back.
- clap in〔into〕 prison〔jail〕 (v.+prep.+n.)
〈非正〉投入监狱 put into prison
clap sb in〔into〕 prison〔jail〕
The judge clapped the criminal in prison.
The judge clapped her in prison before she had had time to explain.
The criminal was clapped into jail.
- clap on1 (v.+adv.)
启用(某物) bring (sth) into use
- clap on2 (v.+prep.)
看见,发现 see; catch sight of
clap sb on sth
He clapped his old friend on the shoulder in greeting.
他用手拍拍老朋友的肩表示欢迎。clap sth on sth
〔说明〕 clap on常不用于进行体。
When the new tax laws were passed, the taxpayers found that the government had clapped another 5% on cigarettes.
新税法通过后,纳税人发现政府在香烟上又增加了5%的税。clap eyes on sb
I haven't clapped eyes on my brother for years.
I haven't clapped eyes on him for ages. How is he now?
I haven't clapped eyes on him since then.
It's many years since I clapped eyes on him.
- clap out (v.+adv.)
累垮,消耗 be completely worn out
- clap to (v.+adv.)
(使)砰地一声关上 (cause to) close noisily
The door clapped to.
门砰地一声关上了。clap sth ⇔ to
He clapped the door to.
The girl clapped the door to as she left.
- clap together (v.+adv.)
〈非正〉匆匆建成,拼凑成 put up hurriedly
clap sth ⇔ together
The actors clapped together a stage so that they could have room to perform.
- clap up (v.+adv.)
继续热烈鼓掌 continue clapping vigorously
clap sth ⇔ up
They clapped up a bargain.
He clapped up an excuse, but this was soon seen through.
他信口编造了一个借口,可是马上就被识破了。clap sth ⇔ up
The two men clapped up a contract.
Clap up, gentlemen!
- clap one's hands 拍手,鼓掌
- clap ceaselessly 不停地鼓掌
- clap enthusiastically〔heartily, liberally〕 热烈鼓掌
- clap freely 自由地拍手
- clap frightfully 不愉快地鼓掌
- clap gratefully 激动地拍手
- clap noiselessly 无声地拍手
- clap on 匆匆盖上
- clap on the brakes 紧急刹车
- clap on one's hat 急忙带起帽子
- clap out a regular time 有节奏地击掌打拍子
- clap to 砰地一声关上
- clap together a stage 匆匆搭起一个舞台
- clap up 鼓掌,迅速了结(某事)
- clap up a bargain 匆忙成交
All the forms of..salutation, from the clap on the shoulder to the humble bow.出自： S. Johnson
It was very finely sung, so as to make the whole house clap her.出自： S. Pepys
The Swedish girl raised her hands..and clapped them twice together to summon the waiter.出自： D. Parker
- clap的基本意思是“鼓掌,拍手”,表示为某人的表演或某事的成功而喝彩,引申可作“拍; 推”解,表示友善地拍或猛力地推。
- clap表示“瞧见,看见”时,通常用clap eyes on。
- clap, slap
- 这组词均可表示“拍击手掌”。其区别在于:clap是鼓掌喝彩; 而slap是用手打某人一记耳光,以示惩罚。