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抢先 meaning in English

[ qiǎngxiān ]   Pronunciation:
Chinese meaning for "抢先"
Use "抢先" in a sentence
TranslationMobile
  • try to be the first to do sth.; anticipate; beat sb. to it; grab off; forstall; do sth. before others have a chance to
    Phrases
    抢先占领制高点 compete to occupy a commanding height; 刚一开会小高就抢先发言。 xiao gao began to speak before everybody else, just as the meeting started. 我等着买票, 可是仅剩的一张票却让另一个人抢先买走了。 i was waiting to buy a ticket, but only one ticket was left, and another man beat me to it. 舞会中漂亮的姑娘都被抢先邀为舞伴。 the prettiest girls at the dance were grabbed off for partners first
Examples
  • You learn to scramble and move quickly .
    你要学会抢先,动作要快。
  • She was the first to speak, "he should have acknowledged her. "
    抢先说,“他应该去认她。”
  • He could rush out an edition a few hours in advance of his rivals .
    他能比同行抢先几个小时出版。
  • He was anticipating his expectations at a dazzling rate .
    他正以令人目炫的速度抢先花掉他的未来遗产。
  • Xiao gao began to speak before everybody else , just as the meeting started .
    刚一开会小高就抢先发言。
  • I was about to take the last cake , but he beat me to it .
    我正要去拿那最后一块蛋糕,而他却抢先拿走了。
  • They jumped the gun by building the garage before permission had been given .
    他们未得许可就抢先盖了汽车房。
  • I was waiting to buy a ticket , but only one ticket was left , and another man beat me to it .
    可是仅剩的一张票却让另一个人抢先买走了。
  • I advised him against it, because to preempt his own deadline might confuse our adversaries .
    我建议他不要这样做,因为他在自己提出的最后期限之前就抢先采取行动,可能使我们的敌人莫名其妙。
  • His three companions made the introductory gesture of eloquent speech; but the young man at the door forestalled them .
    他的三个伙伴好象准备作长篇演说似的做了个开场的手势;可是门口那个年轻人抢先说话了。
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