- [C][U]肌肉 (one of) the pieces of elastic material in the body which can tighten to produce movement, especially bending of the joints
- [U]力量; 实力 strength or power, especially of the stated kind
- vi. & vt. 强取 use force to get a share of sth considered advantageous
one of the contractile organs of the body
animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard;
"the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him"
authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way);
"the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"
possessing muscular strength
make one's way by force;
"He muscled his way into the office"
- He strained his muscle in the match.
- The contraction of muscle is a reaction of the body.
- He tried to muscle into the club.
- Our competitors have been trying to muscle in for some years .
- Anyone trying to muscle in on the gang's territory would get his face smashed.
- The dancing lessons will muscle my legs.
- We should muscle our diplomatic approach.
- Physical exercises develop muscle.
- It'll take a lot of muscle to move this piano.
- Those large companies carry a great deal of political muscle.
- They muscled through a crowd.
- I needed men to muscle chairs and tables.
- A plane muscles its way through the sound barrier.
- He was suddenly muscled aside as his fellows rushed out.
- muscle in (v.+adv.)
强行干预,强行介入; 强行参与控制 use force to control or share control of (a ground activity)
Our competitors have been trying to muscle in for some years.
They muscled in on other's territory.
Other criminals have tried to muscle in on the place.
- muscle into (v.+prep.)
强行插入 use force into sth
muscle into sth
He muscled into the queue.
The man wanted to muscle into the line.
那个男子想强行加塞儿。muscle sb/sth into sth
He tried to muscle his way into the conversation.
Even the years of military training had not muscled him into hardness.
- muscle out of (v.+adv.+prep.)
强行逐出〔赶出〕 use force to take out of
muscle sb out of sth
The staff in this company have muscled Mr. Alger out of office.
He was muscled out of the organization.
- muscle in 强占
The Fund had used its financial muscle for investments that were radically different.出自： S. Brill
There was heavy-jowled Lambchops..who hired himself out as muscle to the after-hours clubs.出自： B. Callaghan
We muscled the canoe laboriously cross-river to land.出自： J. Dickey
- muscle接in表示“强占”,接into表示“强行插入”,接out of表示“逐出,赶出”。