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(a) [I, Ipr, Ip] move rhythmically in a series of steps, alone, with a partner or in a group, usu in time to music 跳舞: We danced to the disco music. 我们跟着迪斯科乐曲跳舞. * Would you like to dance? 请你跟我跳个舞好吗? * I danced with her all night. 我整晚都跟她共舞. (b) [Tn] perform (a certain kind of dance, ballet, etc) 跳(某种舞): to dance a waltz, the cha-cha, etc 跳华尔兹舞﹑ 恰恰舞等.
[I, Ipr, Ip] move in a lively way, usu up and down (尤指上下)跳跃, 雀跃: leaves dancing in the wind 随风飘舞的树叶 * a boat dancing on the waves 随波漂荡的小船 * to dance for joy/with rage 高兴得[气得]直跳.
[Tn.pr, Tn.p] cause (sb) to dance 使(某人)跳跃: She danced the little child round the room. 她逗得小孩满屋蹦蹦跳跳. * He danced the baby (ie bounced it up and down) on his knee. 他把婴儿放在膝上颠着玩.
(idm 习语) dance attendance (up) on sb (fml 文) follow sb about, attending to his wishes 侍候某人, 听其差遣: She loves to have servants dance attendance (up) on her. 她喜欢仆人前呼後拥地侍候她. dance to sb's tune do as sb demands 听某人指挥.
> dancer (a) person who dances 跳舞的人: He's a good dancer. 他跳舞跳得好. (b) person who dances for payment 舞蹈演员: She's a (tap-/ballet) dancer. 她是(踢躂舞[芭蕾舞])舞蹈演员.
dancing n [U] moving rhythmically in time to music 跳舞: `tap-dancing 跳踢躂舞 * `reggae dancing 跳雷盖舞. `dancing-girl n woman who dances professionally, often in a group 女舞蹈演员; 跳舞女郎. `dancing shoes light shoes worn for dancing 舞鞋.