- vt. 用胶黏合 stick, make fast, with glue
cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive
join or attach with or as if with glue;
"paste the sign on the wall"
"cut and paste the sentence in the text"
be fixed as if by glue;
"His eyes were glued on her"
- This extra strong glue should do the job nicely.
- This glue doesn't stick very well.
- The poster wouldn't stick even though I drenched it with glue.
- He glued a stamp onto the envelope.
- The kids glued their eyes to the TV set, watching a cartoon.
- She glued these pieces of paper.
- He glued many envelopes yesterday.
- It's no using tying it; you'll have to glue it.
- glue down (v.+adv.)
把(某物)粘住 fix (sth) firmly down, as to a surface with a sticky substance
glue sth ⇔ down
She glued down the corner of the paper.
We must glue the mat down at the edges to stop it curling.
- glue on (v.+adv.)
用黏性物质将(某物)粘上 fix (sth) firmly in place with a sticky substance
glue sth ⇔ on
I can't get the cover off this box, it's been glued on.
- glue to (v.+prep.)
使(目光、注意力等)固定在…上 fix (oneself, one's eyes, or attention) on (sth), often for a long time
glue sth to sth
He glued it to the desk.
He glued the cover to the book.
Make sure the stamp is properly glued to the envelope.
务必把邮票在信封上粘好。glue sb/sth to sth
He glued his eyes to the shop window.
I don't like to see children gluing their eyes to television set for hours on end.
His eyes were glued to the television.
While the policeman's attention was glued to the window, the thief escaped through the back door.
He was glued to his book.
The children were glued to their chairs.
He seemed glued to her.
You'll never get Mary out tonight, she's glued to a book.
She stood there as if glued to the spot.
I stayed glued to his side because I was so afraid of getting lost.
- glue together (v.+adv.)
用黏性物质把…粘在一起 join (usually two things) with a sticky substance
glue sth ⇔ together
I glued the broken pieces together.
He glued the model boat together with plastic cement.
The pages have got glued together—the book is ruined!
The saucer..had broken neatly in two...'She can glue it.'出自： P. Roth
- ☆ 14世纪初期进入英语，直接源自古法语的glu；最初源自古典拉丁语的gluten，意为胶水。