- v.将 ... 逼入困境；转弯；垄断
- [C]角,角落 a place where two lines, walls or roads meet
- [C]遥远的地区 area far away
- [U][C]困境 difficult or awkward situation
- vi. 驾车转弯 drive a car round a corner
- vt. 垄断,囤积 gain control of the buying, selling or production of goods
- vt. 难住 put into a difficult position
- a place off to the side of an area;
"he tripled to the rightfield corner"
"the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean"
- the point where two lines meet or intersect;
"the corners of a rectangle"
- an interior angle formed by two meeting walls;
"a piano was in one corner of the room"
- the intersection of two streets;
"standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
- the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect;
"the corners of a cube"
- a small concavity
- a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade;
"a corner on the silver market"
- a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible;
"his lying got him into a tight corner"
- a projecting part where two sides or edges meet;
"he knocked off the corners"
- a remote area;
"in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
- (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
- gain control over;
"corner the gold market"
- force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
- turn a corner;
"the car corners"
- The news soon spread to the farthest corner.
- She sat in the corner, watching my every move.
- She waved to me as she turned the corner.
- There's a grocer's at the corner of the street.
- I'm in a tight corner at present.
- The interviewer had driven her into a corner.
- Don't try to corner your spouse.
- He wants to corner the beer market.
- Our goal is to corner the market nationwide.
- She bought a box of chocolates at the corner store.
The cube has eight corners.
He hit his knee on the corner of the table.
Come along, let's push it to the corner.
Go on until you get to the next corner and then turn left.
Our little corner shop is no longer a paying concern.
As we turned the corner we came on a group of men who were waiting for the public house to open.
He rounded a corner and walked into a narrow street.
The Greens deal with the butcher at the corner of the street.
Mother was a witness of the accident at the street corner.
We knocked into each other at the street corner.
She glanced shyly at him out of the corners of her eyes.
The delegates came from all corners of the country.
They were chatting in the corner.
The old woman was spinning in the corner of the room.
There is a chair which accommodates its shape to a person's position in the corner of the room.
The two friends sat in a corner and chatted about the weather.
That man sitting in the corner reminds me of your uncle Joe.
The money was hidden in corners all over the house.
He numbered the pages in the bottom corner.
I saw him disappear round the corner.
There is a bookstore round the corner.
His huge bulk appeared round the corner of the street.
The interviewer had driven her into a corner.
They have forced me into a corner, so I'm going to have to give them what they want.
We are certainly in a tight corner, but with perseverance we shall manage to get out of it.
Unless he gets some money, soon he will be in a tight corner.
His car corners well.
My car corners well even in bad weather.
He was cornering at 60 miles an hour.
Some speculators have tried to corner wheat.
They've cornered all the business.
The question cornered me.
He cornered the witness with clever questions.
The thief was cornered in a blind alley.
The wolf was cornered by the hunters.
The escaped prisoner was cornered at last.
- cut corners 走近路,节约
- cut off a corner 抄近路
- drive sb into a corner 逼得某人走投无路
- keep a corner 保留一个角落
- round a corner 拐过街角
- turn a corner 拐过街角
- turn the corner 摆脱困境
- blind corner 看不见的拐角
- left corner 左角
- neglected corner 被忽视的角落,死角
- quiet corner 安静的角落
- right corner 右角
- sharp corner 急转弯
- tight corner 窘境,困境
- top left-hand corner 左上角
- corners of one's lips 嘴角
- far corners of the country 该国的边远地区
- all corners of the earth 世界各地
- corner of the room 房间的角
- corner fast 快速转弯
- corner well 转弯很稳
- corner beautifully (车)转弯灵活
- corner finally 最终无路可逃
- corner politically 政治上陷入困境
- corner safely 安全转弯
The corners of the mouth.出自：Goldsmith
The corner of a window.出自：J. Tyndall
I regarded him out of the corner of my eye.出自：T. Collins
There are one or two corners about you that are not perfect.出自：fig.
The Imperial City..corner'd with four white Towers.出自：Milton
- corner的基本意思是“角”,是可数名词,指两条线或两条路相交处; 也可作“遥远的地方,天涯海角”解,此时常用复数形式; 引申可指“困境,窘况”,此时可用作可数名词,也可用作不可数名词。
- corner接介词in,表示“在角落里”; 接介词on或at,表示“在拐角处”; 接介词round〔around〕,表示“拐过弯去”。
- ☆ 13世纪晚期进英入语，直接源自古法语的corniere；最初源自古典拉丁语的cornua，意为角，突起物。
- pin down确定
- tight spot紧要关头
- dead end到达尽头
- bring to bay围困(穷追
- street corner街角
- turning point转折点
- on在 ... 之上
- into到 ... 里
- corner:概述 corner【5kC:nE】n.角落, (街道)拐角处, (遥远的)地区, 偏僻处, 困境, 绝路vt.迫至一隅, 垄断, 使陷入绝境, 把...难住vi.相交成角, 囤积(in) corne…