- v.拉紧( strain的现在分词 ); 尽量利用; 尽全力; 过滤;
The volume of scheduled flights is straining the air traffic control system.
Today we are overpopulated, straining the earth's resources.
There is someone straining his ears at the door.
He can carry 150 jin on a pole without straining himself.
Several sailors were straining at the rope.
Straining to lift heavy weights can lead to a rise in blood pressure.
A new noise came from the engines a straining, gasping sound.
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I leaned forward, straining to see through the barrier of light.
All of the load is transmitted to the straining sensing tube.
His ceaseless straining after brilliant epigrams quickly becomes irritating.
Yes, a funny four years. And inside himself he is straining.
是啊, 这四年过得有趣. 心里却在顶牛儿.
The dog was straining at his leash.
The dog is straining at its lead.
He's always straining at a gnat.
I was straining to bring off a cease - fire in Cambodia before the Congress acted.
1. an intense or violent exertion
2. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
1. taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance;
"his final, straining burst of speed"
"a strenuous task"
"your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- F.D.Roosevelt