3404 douse

今天我们要学的词是 douse.

巴西亚马逊热带雨林区域发生火灾时烟雾汹涌(资料图)
巴西亚马逊热带雨林区域发生火灾时烟雾汹涌(资料图)

Douse 的意思是扑灭(大火)、用水浇灭。Under pressure from the international community to protect the environment, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dispatched two C-130 Hercules aircraft to help douse the forest fires. 在国际社会要求保护环境的压力下,巴西总统博尔索纳罗派出两架飞机协助扑灭森林大火。

The Sergeants Benevolent Association criticized New York's top police official after a series of incidents in which people doused uniformed police with water. 纽约警长福利协会对纽约警察局长提出批评,之前发生了一系列有人往身穿制服的警察身上泼水的事件。

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