- vt. & vi. 溜冰 move on ice
sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins
move along on skates;
"The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter"
- In winter, many people skate on the lake.
- The ice is too thin to skate on.
- The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter.
- I can move very fast across the ice on skates.
- I have bought ice skates to learn to figure skate.
- She skates beautifully.
- Let's go skating.
- Lots of people skate on the river when it freezes every winter.
- He skated smoothly across the lake.
- The ice is not strong enough to skate.
- They were picked to skate against the visiting team.
- If I were you,I wouldn't do it that way.As it is,I think you're skating on thin ice.
- Though he is skating on thin ice,I think he'll be able to manage the situation well enough.
- He skated the length of the rink without stopping.
- skate over〔around,round〕 (v.+prep.)
轻率地处理; 约略提及 treat a problem or serious matter lightly
skate over〔around,round〕 sth
Don't try to skate over the question by changing the subject.
In this essay he skated over all the minor issues.
He simply skated over the difficulties there would be if we moved to Singapore.
Mr. Smith skates over the difficulties.
Instead of trying to solve the problems, the committee skated around them.
They prefer to skate round the issue of sex.
- skate through (v.+prep.)
顺利通过 pass successfully
skate through sth
She skated through her English exam.
- skate既可用作及物动词,也可用作不及物动词。用作及物动词时接名词、代词作宾语。用作不及物动词时,多与 over〔 around ,round〕连用,意思是“(口头或书面提及某事时)轻描淡写地带过”“回避”“略过”等。
- ☆ 直接源自荷兰语的schaats，意为溜冰鞋。