Video: pronunciation of 'flex'
They were unfinished but I was learning how to flex that creative muscle again. The Sun (2016)Saracens can flex their muscles and, once they have you caught in an arm wrestle, they have you where they want you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Presumably because the flex is too short for them to get a proper walk. The Sun (2011)But he also has flexed his time again and again this winter. Christianity Today (2000)Britain needed to be seen to be flexing its muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And they have barely begun to flex their muscle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was the first time we have flexed our muscles and that will have come as a shock. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It comes as increasing numbers of investors flex their muscles against companies that fail properly to link pay with performance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Avoid lifting and twisting at the same time and flex your knees rather than your back when setting a load down. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wear flight socks, do lots of flexing exercises and move around as much as you can. The Sun (2006)Also, very short flex on kettle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The lower back shouldn't flex or move. The Sun (2006)Keeping your elbows in, flex the arms towards the shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rivals are also suffering as the insurers flex their new-found muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If he has any muscles, now is the time to flex them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Having enjoyed studying the subject, he always wanted to flex his musical muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was called for throwing and cynics claim cricket's laws on flexing the arm were changed for him. The Sun (2011)It would have been nice to stand up straight, to take a deep breath and flex my muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can still flex and move them in the normal way, but they feel as though they have twice the power. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And as you recover, you'll need specific exercises to help the joint flex and bend more often. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， flex 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: flex /flɛks/ NOUN
A flex is an electric cable containing wires that is connected to an electrical appliance.
- 美式英语: electric cord
- 阿拉伯语: سِلْكٌ كَهْرَبَائِيّ مَعْزُول لي
- 巴西葡萄牙语: cabo elétrico flexível
- 简体中文: 电线
- 克罗地亚语: vodič
- 捷克语: šňůra kabel
- 丹麦语: ledning
- 荷兰语: snoer
- 欧洲西班牙语: cable
- 芬兰语: sähköjohto
- 法语: fil électrique
- 德语: Kabel
- 希腊语: εύκαμπτο καλώδιο πρίζας
- 意大利语: cordoncino
- 日语: 電気コード
- 韩语: 전선 연장
- 挪威语: ledning
- 波兰语: giętki przewód izolowany
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: cabo eléctrico flexível
- 罗马尼亚语: cablu de conexiune
- 俄语: гибкий провод
- 西班牙语: cable eléctrico
- 瑞典语: sladd
- 泰语: สายไฟ
- 土耳其语: kablo
- 乌克兰语: шнур
- 越南语: dây mềm
英式英语: flex VERB
If you flex your muscles or parts of your body, you bend, move, or stretch them for a short time in order to exercise them.
He slowly flexed his muscles and tried to stand.
flex 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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