nestle

英 ['nes(ə)l] 美 ['nɛsl]
  • vi. 舒适地坐定;偎依;半隐半现地处于
  • vt. 抱;安置
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1. nest + -le => nestle "build a nest".
2. => settle (oneself) comfortably.
3. 雀巢公司(Nestle)。
nestle 偎依,舒服的卧

来自nest,鸟巢。比喻用法。

nestle (v.)
Old English nestlian "build a nest," from nest (see nest (n.)). Figurative sense of "settle (oneself) comfortably, snuggle" is first recorded 1540s. Related: Nestled; nestling.
1. Ms Nestle explains how the structure of the pet - food industry made things worse.
Nestle女士进一步解释宠物食品业的结构使情况更糟.

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2. John took one child into the crook of each arm and let them nestle against him.
约翰一只臂弯搂着一个孩子,让他们舒服地靠着他。

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3. It must nestle everywhere, settle everywhere, establish connexions everywhere.
它必须到处落户,到处开发, 到处建立联系.

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4. Its snow - white houses nestle cosily in a sea of fresh green vegetation.
雪白的房屋舒适地筑在一片翠绿的草木中.

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5. She tried to nestle deep away in herself.
她想让自己深深隐藏起来.

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