- vt.& vi.（使）发出格格的响声，（使）作嘎嘎声; 喋喋不休地说话
- vt.使紧张，使恐惧; 给（桅索）扎梯绳
- n.嘎嘎声; 发出嘎嘎声的儿童玩具; 呼噜声; 音响构造
- 第三人称单数: rattles;
- 过去式: rattled;
- 过去分词: rattled;
- 现在分词: rattling;
This week the Full Moon on Thursday will tend to rattle your cage at work.
Rattle He rattled through the list of names.
She could hear the rattle of the teacups.
I can rattle off lists of names of otherAtkineers that assisted me in getting to goal.
The rattle of the engine was very loud.
Her daughter can rattle off any waltz by Strauss.
If a Rattle snake bit me, the snake would die.
He discovered that the rattle came from a hanging lamp that was swinging back and forth.
Once she started to talk about herself, she would rattle away for a long time.
Dobbin still kept up his character of rattle.
It may, however, rattle the people you're meeting.
And easy to rattle, easily damaged during installation.
We could hear the rattle of milk bottles.
She could rattle on for hours.
In the yard outside , his budgerigars rattle at their rusty cages.
There was no loud rattle in his throat, no dreadful struggle.
At every moment there was a rattle of a newly arrived vehicle from outside.
Men rattle their chain to show that they are free.
Rattle from drivers side seat belt.
Pick off the snake man ! Get on him ! Rattle his cage!
Steven could rattle off a page of the telephone directory if you asked him.
The baby, dressed in a flowery jumpsuit, waved her rattle.
His rhetoric sounds like the death rattle of a fading leadership.
In this performance, Rattle had the acoustic of the Symphony Hall on his side.
She slams the kitchen door so hard I hear dishes rattle.
If he's trying to rattle your cage, it's working.
1. a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders);
"the death rattle"
2. a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken
3. loosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail
1. make short successive sounds
2. shake and cause to make a rattling noise
rattle someone's cage
(informal)make someone feel angry or annoyed
threaten to take aggressive action
以侵略行动相威胁。 参见 sabre-rattling
rattle something off
say, perform, or produce something quickly and effortlessly
he rattled off some instructions.
talk rapidly and at length, especially in an inane or boring way
- rattle somebodys cage
Is something rattling your rage?
I'm going into his office and rattle his cage.
- rattle somebodys cage