- vi. 喘气; 喘息,倒抽气 struggle for breath; take short quick breaths as a fish does out of water
- vt. 喘着气说出 utter in a breathless way
- vi. 很想要 want sth very much
- [C]喘气,喘息 quick deep breath of pain, surprise, etc.
a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open;
"she gave a gasp and fainted"
breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted;
"The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
- He gasped out the message.
- I gasped as I jumped into the cold river.
- I gasped with surprise at the unexpected news.
- The exhausted runner was gasping for air.
- I was gasping for a cigarette.
- Michelle recognized him and gave a gasp of shock.
- The team were at their last gasp when the whistle went.
- The exhausted runner threw himself down and gasped.
- “Did you need a drink?”“Yes,I'm gasping!”
- The excited boy gasped the news.
- She gave a gasp of surprise.
- My breaths were coming in gasps.
- gasp at (v.+prep.)
对…感到惊奇〔震惊〕express surprise, shock, etc. by taking a sudden breath through the open mouth
gasp at sth
My daughter, visiting the city for the first time, gasped at the prices of houses here.
- gasp for (v.+prep.)
渴望,渴求…desire sth strongly
- gasp out (v.+adv.)
气喘吁吁地说tell sth with difficulty in breathing
gasp sth ⇔ out
The old man gasped out a few words.
- at〔on, with〕 one's last gasp
临终,在奄奄一息时at the point at which one must finish (because of exhaustion or death)
She was gasping, her chest heaving, long jagged breaths came from her throat.出自： G. Swift
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自古挪威语的geispa，意为打呵欠。