- [C] 墙,壁,围墙 continuous upright solid structure of stone, brick, concrete, etc. used to enclose, divide or protect sth
- vt. 筑墙围住,用墙隔开 surround sth with a wall or walls
an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure;
"the south wall had a small window"
"the walls were covered with pictures"
anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect;
"a wall of water"
"a wall of smoke"
"a wall of prejudice"
"negotiations ran into a brick wall"
(anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure;
a difficult or awkward situation;
"his back was to the wall"
"competition was pushing them to the wall"
a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
a layer of material that encloses space;
"the walls of the cylinder were perforated"
"the container's walls were blue"
a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden);
"the wall followed the road"
"he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes;
"they stormed the ramparts of the city"
"they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
surround with a wall in order to fortify
- The picture on the wall is crooked.
- The castle walls are very thick.
- I will break down its wall, and it will be trampled.
- We are going to wall the garden.
- Tall trees wall the broad avenue.
- I think I might wall off the living room so that we have a separate place to eat.
- I shall wall in and fence out until I really taste the sweets of property.
- During the Warring States period, more walls were put up to defend the borders of the different kingdoms.
- The wall cuts across our line of vision.
- My left hand brushed the wall and found the doorknob.
- The explosion caused the walls of the building to fall in.
- The ball struck the wall and bounded back to me.
- They glided along the wall until they were out of sight.
- These doors are made in pieces that can be folded away against the wall.
- They burst a hole through the wall.
- We had to break through the solid wall to reach the prisoners.
- The television was built flush into the wall.
- He boiled over when his wife drove their new car into the wall.
- The firemen broke down the wall in order to gain quick access to the building on fire.
- The ball bounded from the wall.
- The picture is attached to the wall by a nail.
- The office looked exactly the same as before, only some charts were added to the wall.
- The colour of the wall and the colour of the carpet will blend together.
- My grandmother used to clean her mats by beating them against the wall of the house.
- We were asked to clean down the walls when we left the house that we had been renting.
- He colored the walls green.
- The building was burnt out and only the walls remained.
- These cupboards are built into the walls.
- Our neighbours built their walls high.
- We had to brace the walls when we put the new roof on.
- The city was defended with walls.
- He fastened the calendar to a wall.
- Our garden is surrounded by a stone wall.
- The place was closed in by a wall.
- The Great Wall, is actually more than 6000 kilometres long,6—7 metres high and 4—5 metres wide.
- He who does not reach the Great Wall is not a true man.
- They banded the Berlin Wall in light and dark grey stone.
- Wall Street began to empty after midnight.
- I should hate to be confined within the four walls of an office all day.
- Very big waves dashed over the sea wall at the height of the storm.
- When I tried to probe into John's life,I came up against a brick wall.
- But she knew the signs of change, she could read the writing on the wall.
- Let's put it on the table and don't drive it to the wall.
- We're going to wall the garden.
- The garden is walled.
- go over the wall
越狱 escape from prison
- go to the wall
被击破,生意做砸了 be defeated; fail in business
- in the wall
在墙上,在墙里 on one of the vertical sides of a building or room
- on the wall
在墙上,在墙的表面上 on the surface of the wall
- wall off (v.+adv.)
用墙把…隔开 separate (usually an area) by wall
wall sth ⇔ off
They walled off the large prison into lots of very small cells.
This room is walled off from the rest of the house.
- wall up (v.+adv.)
把…封住,把…关起来 imprison (sb) within a wall of bricks or strong close sth with a wall
wall sb/sth ⇔ up
Let's wall the prisoner up in the castle.
I think we should wall up the fireplace.
Her eyes were walled up by the bandit.
- blow up a wall 炸毁一堵墙
- build a wall 修建一堵墙
- climb (over) a wall 爬(过)墙
- crack a wall 使墙破裂
- destroy a wall 毁坏一面墙
- drive sb up the wall 使某人十分烦恼
- erect a wall 修建一堵墙
- get over a wall 翻过墙去
- knock down a wall 推倒一堵墙
- line walls 使沿着墙壁排列
- paint a wall 油漆墙壁
- paper a wall 用纸裱糊墙壁
- plaster a wall 在墙上涂抹灰泥
- point a wall 给一面墙勾缝
- put up a wall 修建一堵墙
- remove a wall 拆除墙
- repair a wall 修理墙壁
- run against a wall 撞在墙上
- run into a wall 撞在墙上
- shore up the wall 用支柱撑住这面墙
- tear down a wall 拆一堵墙
- white-wash a wall 粉刷墙壁
- broken wall 破墙
- clean wall 干净的墙壁
- dirty wall 肮脏的墙壁
- high wall 高墙
- inside wall 内墙
- low wall 低墙
- outside wall 外墙
- supporting wall 支撑墙
- thick wall 厚墙壁
- wooden wall 木栅栏
- wall light 壁灯
- wall around the garden 花园四周的木栅栏
- wall between … 之间的隔膜
- wall between church and state 政教之间的隔阂
- wall of people 人墙
- wall without windows or doors 既没窗户又没门的墙
The Emperor Adrian..made a great wall of earth between England and Scotland.出自： R. Baker
Others from the Wall defend With Dart and Jav'lin.出自： Milton
This flesh which walls about our life.出自：Richard II , Shakespeare
The House of Correction..is not walled, like other prisons.出自： Dickens
A shady..glade, partly walled by..masses of upreared rocks.出自： Z. Grey
- in the wall表示“在墙的里面”; 而on the wall表示“在墙的表面”。
- the Great Wall(长城)是the Great Wall of China(中国长城)的简称。
- wall, cage, coop, enclose, envelop, fence, pen
- fence主要指用栅栏拦开或围起来; cage指关在笼子里,有侮辱意味; coop指被关进笼子般的狭小地方,也指受到更加严格的限制; enclose指设置界限或屏障把某人或某物围在其中,也指把某物装进密封的容器; envelop强调把某物体完全包起来或整个封起来; pen指监禁在狭窄的地方或施加令人不快的限制; wall指筑墙围住或关入围有墙壁的地方。例如:
- After the tiger was caught, it was caged.老虎被捉住后关进了笼子。
- He was cooped up in a tiny room.他被关进小房间。
- The little park was enclosed on all sides by tall apartment building.那个小公园的四周被高高的住宅楼围起来了。
- Smoke from the burning room enveloped the whole building.着火了的那个房间冒出的烟遮蔽了整座大楼。
- The shepherd has penned up the sheep in the two acre field.牧羊人把羊群围在那块两英亩的土地上。
- We are going to wall the garden.我们要用围墙把花园围起来。
误 Have you seen the hole on the wall?
正 Have you seen the hole in the wall?
析 表示墙上有洞〔门〕时,要用in the wall,因为洞〔门〕都是在墙里面。如指在墙表面上,则用on the wall。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的weall，意为城墙；最初源自拉丁语的vallum，意为墙。