- [C]颈,脖子 the part of the body by which the head is joined to the shoulders
- [C]领圈,领口 the part of a garment that goes round the human neck
- the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body;
"he admired her long graceful neck"
"the horse won by a neck"
- a narrow elongated projecting strip of land
- a cut of meat from the neck of an animal
- a narrow part of an artifact that resembles a neck in position or form;
"the banjo had a long neck"
"the bottle had a wide neck"
- an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
- kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion;
"The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"
- The giraffe is characterized by its very long neck.
- The neck of my guitar is broken.
- The doctor operated the patient on the neck.
- She wears a gold chain around her neck.
- She only hurt her neck in the accident.
- The two of them were necking on a park bench.
Nathan Hale looked around as a British soldier put the rope around his neck.
I bent back too far and hurt my neck.
He sensed that the eyes of the men were drilling into the back of his neck.
The child folded his hands around his mother's neck.
He hooked his arm round her neck and pulled her head down.
The key was hanging from a string round his neck.
Jim had a lump on his neck.
The door flew open and in dashed a gentleman with a serviette round his neck.
The boy banded the dog's neck with a yellow string.
Ropes were fastened to its neck and forelegs.
My shirt is rather tight in the neck.
The child's dress is neatly gathered at the neck.
She pinned the gown at the neck with a pin.
He held the bottle by the neck,
There is a neck of land between the two rocks.
- break one's neck
拼命做某事 work especially hard at sth
Don't break your neck on this job, it's not urgent. 在这件工作上不要这样玩命干,它不太急迫。
We have nearly broken our necks looking for you. 我们到处找你,找得好苦啊。
- 拼命做某事 work especially hard at sth
- breathe down one's neck
紧跟着或紧盯着某人 follow or watch sb closely
He didn't like people breathing down his neck while he was working. 他干活时不喜欢别人站在身旁看他。
- 紧跟着或紧盯着某人 follow or watch sb closely
- neck and neck
并驾齐驱 (of two horses, people, etc., in a race or competition) equal so far
I mean to catch up him to and come neck and neck into the winning post. 我决心追上他,和他齐头并进,去夺取胜利。
The two were neck and neck up till the 500-metre mark, but after that John began to draw away from Bill. 约翰和比尔两人跑到500米时还不分上下,但过了500米后,约翰便慢慢地把比尔甩到后面去了。
- 并驾齐驱 (of two horses, people, etc., in a race or competition) equal so far
- risk sb's neck
冒生命危险 expose oneself to danger
He had got into the habit of risking his neck. 他已经养成了一种冒险的习惯。
No, thank you.I'm not going to risk my neck on the back of your motorbike. 不,谢谢你了,我不去冒险坐在你的摩托车后座上。
I thanked him for risking his neck for me. 我感谢他为我冒生命危险。
- 冒生命危险 expose oneself to danger
- up to one's neck
深深卷入某事物中 very deeply involved in sth
They were up to their necks in trouble with the press. 他们深深卷入了与报界的麻烦之中。
Even as a young man he was up to his neck in crime. 他年轻时已恶贯满盈了。
- 深深卷入某事物中 very deeply involved in sth
- bend one's neck 低头
- break neck 折断颈骨
- fall neck 倒栽
- save neck 幸免一死
- stick neck out 给自己招来危险
- stretch neck 伸脖子
- beautiful neck 漂亮的脖子
- broken neck 断了的脖子
- deformed neck 变了形的脖子
- fat neck 粗脖子
- long neck 长脖子
- slender neck 细长的脖子
- stiff neck 硬脖子,固执
- thick-set neck 粗壮的脖子
- wounded neck 受伤的脖子
The head is mounted on a mobile neck.出自：Jonathan Miller
She had glasses on with a chain that hung round her neck.出自：J. Howker
The barbarians..had at length submitted their necks to the Gospel.出自：fig.
They would have neck'd me as they do Rabbets to kill them.出自：J. Stevens
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的hnecca，意为后颈。
- neck:neck n. 脖子, 颈, 颈壮物习惯用语get it in the neck 受到严厉责骂；受重罚neck and neck 并驾齐驱；不分上下risk one's neck 冒生命危险；拼命up…