- v. 盘旋；徘徊；靠近（某事物），维持在某种不确定的状态
- n. 盘旋
- vi. (鸟等)盘旋 (of birds etc.) stay in the air in one place
- vi. (人)徘徊,走来走去 (of people) stay around one place, especially in a way that annoys other people
- vi. 犹豫,摇摆不定 (between) be in an uncertain state
be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action;
"He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"
move to and fro;
"The shy student lingered in the corner"
hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity;
"The guru claimed that he could levitate"
hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing;
"The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
- The hawk is hovering overhead.
- After the alien spacecraft had hovered over the park for a short time, it vanished.
- He hovered nervously in the doorway.
- The mercury hovered around 35 Celsius degree.
- He hovered on the edge of consciousness.
- He felt creeping of fate, the circling of wolves, the hover of vultures.
- hover between( v.+prep. )
犹豫不决be undecided between
I'm hovering between the concert and the play tonight.
- hover over( v.+prep. )
- hover round( v.+prep. )
hover round sb
He hovered round his father.
A faint red glow hovered over the dark, heaving water.出自： Hugh Walpole
He..turned out the lamp, around which great moths were hovering in the languid air.出自： A. J. Cronin
Persistently this time, hovering then dropping vertically in short bursts.出自： B. Hines