- n. 沼泽；湿地；困境
- v. 淹没；使陷于困境；使忙于应付
- vt. 淹没; 沉没 flood, soak with water
- vt. 使困窘; 忙得不可开交 overwhelm
low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables;
"he was trapped in a medical swamp"
drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged;
"The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor"
fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid;
"the basement was inundated after the storm"
"The images flooded his mind"
- In the swamp we were beset by mosquitoes.
- The heavy rain has turned the small garden into a swamp.
- Walk through the swamp and we can see the hunter's cabin.
- Their company is in a financial swamp.
- In summer visitors swamp the island.
- The problem with spam is that it tends to swamp desirable e-mail.
- She was swamped with work.
- My parents always swamp me with questions about my life in America.
- A big wave swamped the boat.
- Heavy rainfalls swamped the lowlands.
- The water swamped the parks and the streets.
- The heavy rain has swamped the ground floor of the hotel.
- Everything in the boat was swamped.
- We had a lot of rain that autumn. This region was swamped.
- Many houses were swamped as a result of the flood.
- swamp with (v.+prep.)
使(某人)负担过多 crowd or overwhelm sb with sth
swamp sb with sth
They were swamped with work.
We are swamped with work.
The firm is swamped with orders.
We were swamped with letters from people wanting work.
- swamp everlastingly 永久性地淹没
- swamp exclusively 完全地淹没
- swamp extensively 大量地淹没
- swamp prematurely 过早地淹没
- swamp ruthlessly 无情地淹没
- swamp with 使(某人)负担过多
Their quarters were swamped in excrement.出自： M. Robinson
- swampy adj. 多沼泽(地)的,湿软的