- n. 别针（大头针）；徽章；<口>脚
- v. 钉住；别住；固定住
- abbr. 个人识别码（=Personal Identification Number）,<印>邮编（=Postal Index Number）
- 发夹， 轸子
- =personal identification number 个人识别号
- [C]大头针 a short thin piece of metal that looks like a small nail, used for fastening together pieces of cloth, paper, etc.
- [C]饰针 a quite short thin piece of metal, pointed at one end and with a decoration at the other
- [C]锁,钉,插头,闩 peg of wood or metal for various special purposes
- [C]保险针,保险栓 clip on a hand grenade that stops it from exploding
- [P]〈俚〉腿 legs
- vt. 把…别住,把…钉住 fasten or join with a pin or pins
- vt. 压住,使不能动 keep in one position, especially by weight from above
a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
informal terms for the leg;
"fever left him weak on his sticks"
axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target
to hold fast or prevent from moving;
"The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins;
"pin the needle to the shirt"
"pin the blame on the innocent man"
pierce with a pin;
"pin down the butterfly"
immobilize a piece
- I bought a tie pin for my husband yesterday.
- He pinned the notice to the board.
- Pin the bills together so you don't lose them.
- The general pinned the medal on the soldier's chest.
- The dressmaker used a pin to fasten the pattern to the cloth.
- She fastened her coat with a pin.
- He's quick on his pins.
- She had pinned a black wild rose in her hair.
- The policeman pinned the thief's arms behind him.
- as clean〔neat〕 as a new pin
非常清洁,整齐 very clean; neat
- for two pins
〈口〉理由很简单 for the slightest reason
- not care〔give〕 a pin〔two pins〕
毫不介意 not care at all
- on pins and needles
坐立不安,如坐针毡 anxious; nervous
- pins and needles
刺痛,发麻 tingling in one's extremities
- you can hear a pin drop
非常安静 it is very quiet
- pin against (v.+prep.)
把…按〔钉〕在…上 trap; hold (sth/sb) by force next to (sth)
pin sb/sth against sth
Pinning his arms against his sides, the thieves searched his pockets.
They pinned him against the wall.
He was pinned against the fence by a boy twice his size. He could hardly breathe.
- pin back (v.+adv.)
(用别针)向后别住〔固定住〕 fasten or hold (sth) back (with pins)
pin sth ⇔ back
The dog pinned its ears back to catch the faint sound.
- pin down (v.+adv.)
下定论; 找到或辨认出 explain the exact nature of (sth); find or recognize (sb/sth)
pin sb/sth ⇔ down
We should use our secondary forces to pin down several enemy columns.
The man was pinned down by a fallen beam.
We were pinned down by the enemy fire.
The soldier was pinned down in the hole because rifle bullets were flying over his head.
那个士兵被困在洞里,子弹正在他头顶乱飞。pin sb ⇔ down
Jackson says he will call a meeting, but we cannot pin him down about a date.
I won't pin you down to a particular day; just come whenever you're free.
If I can find the letter in which he promised to make a contribution,I'll pin him down to it.
如果我能找到他答应捐款的那封信,我一定要他履行诺言。pin sb/sth ⇔ down
I can't pin her down, but I've seen her before.
I seem to recognize the quotation, but I can't pin it down to its author.
The police tried to pin down the blame for the fire in the school.
It is difficult to pin down the exact meaning of this word.
There is a tune going around my head, but I can't pin it down.
There was a lot of noise coming from the classroom.but I couldn't pin it down to any particular group of students.
At last we were able to pin the trouble down to a fault in the machine.
- pin on1 (v.+adv.)
钉上; 别上,别起来 fasten (sth) on with a pin or pins
pin sth ⇔ on
When you go to the palace to receive your Military Cross, the Queen herself will pin it on.
Be careful with that dress; it's only pinned on.
- pin on2 (v.+prep.)
〈非正〉把(某事)归咎于(某人); 把(责任等)强加于(某人) force (sth) on (sb)
pin sth on sth
He pinned a badge on his jacket.
She pinned the pattern on the cloth.
We pinned the notice on the blackboard.
我们把通知固定在黑板上。pin sth on sb
In order to save their own skins they sought to pin the crime on an innocent person.
Don't try to pin the blame on me; I didn't do it.
The bank manager was really to blame, but he tried to pin it on a clerk.
We know that he did it, but it would be difficult to pin it on him since there is no witness.
This affair will be pinned on one of us if we are not careful.
- pin to (v.+prep.)
(用针)把…固定在…上 fix, hold, or trap (sb/sth) to (sth) (with a pin or pins)
pin sb/sth to sth
Dad took a pin and pinned the flower to her coat.
The tree fell, pinning him to the ground.
The notice was pinned to the wall.
- pin together (v.+adv.)
别在一起 fasten (sth) together with a pin or pins
pin sth together
Pin the bill together so you don't lose them.
All the papers are pinned together.
- pin under (v.+prep.)
把…压在〔挤在〕…下 trap (usually sb) beneath (sth)
pin sb/sth under sth
The train derailed and a number of passengers were pinned under the carriages.
The boy's leg was pinned under the car after the accident.
The car was pinned under a fallen tree.
- pin up (v.+adv.)
把…钉在大家看得见的地方 fasten (sth such as a picture) in public view
- pin with (v.+prep.)
用…把…别住 fasten (sth) usually with a pin
pin sth with sth
She pinned the gown at the neck with a safety pin.
- bob pin 小发夹
- breast pin 胸饰别针
- drawing pin 图钉
- hair pin 发针
- hat pin 帽子饰针
- safety pin 安全别针
- scarf pin 围巾别针
- school pin 校徽
- tie pin 领带别针
- pin firmly 牢固地别起
- pin mercilessly 无情地钉住
- pin relentlessly 残酷地钉住
- pin tidily 整齐地钉
- pin down 迫使
- pin sb down to the ground 把某人压倒在地
- pin on 别〔钉〕起来
- pin together 别在一起
- pin up 钉住,用针别住
- pin up the hair 把头发夹住
Ernestina stared..at his dark blue cravat with its pearl pin.出自： J. Fowles
Fingering her hair and fastening a stray piece with a pin.出自： N. Lowndes
Pinning a ten shilling note to the letter.出自： P. Mortimer
Where there is more than one ticket they are pinned together.出自： J. D. Hamilton
- pin down意为“钉住,压住; 明确说出; 使受约束”; pin sth on sb 意为“把某事(如错误、罪名等)强加在某人身上”。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的pinn，意为钉子，挂钩；最初源自古典拉丁语的pinna，意为翅膀，羽毛。