Video: pronunciation of 'prey'
Divided between predator and prey, the animal citizens of Zootropolis enjoy an uneasy truce. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are rather sinister creatures that like to stalk their prey as it dies a slow, lingering death from septicaemia caused by their vicious bite. The Sun (2016)This made them relatively easy prey for older party leaders who had patronage to give or withhold. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)What about the rights of the innocents these people will prey upon? The Sun (2013)He sensed blood early and hunted his prey. The Sun (2015)It has been preying on my mind since. The Sun (2008)Once satisfied the predator and prey live peacefully alongside each other. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He stalks his prey for two hours then fires the fatal shot. The Sun (2010)When food is scarce they are able to feed off small prey. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some become rather dependent on their teams and easy prey for any manipulative workers with bigger brains. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And horror stories began to emerge of scammers armed with stolen data preying on unsuspecting victims. The Sun (2015)He is like an animal waiting to hunt its prey. The Sun (2009)But it did prey on my mind. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is not a man who becomes prey to despair. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Attacks in the night on sleeping humans are being blamed on the disappearance of animal prey as the rainforest is cut down. The Sun (2010)They stalked their prey with the same skill and finesse with which many of them had hunted wild game before the war. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)We still think of ourselves as prey - vulnerable creatures in a hostile world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The dog was prowling around her, as if it was a wild animal guarding his prey. The Sun (2015)But this is smaller prey. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In folklore, they are ugly monsters from Scandinavian legend who live alone and prey on the weak. The Sun (2011)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， prey 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: prey /preɪ/ NOUN
A creature's prey are the creatures that it hunts and eats in order to live.
They may not eat their prey until much later.
- 美式英语: prey
- 阿拉伯语: فَرِيسَة
- 巴西葡萄牙语: presa
- 简体中文: 猎物
- 克罗地亚语: plijen
- 捷克语: kořist
- 丹麦语: bytte dyr som jages
- 荷兰语: prooi
- 欧洲西班牙语: presa caza
- 芬兰语: saaliseläin
- 法语: proie
- 德语: Beute
- 希腊语: λεία
- 意大利语: preda
- 日语: 餌食
- 韩语: 먹이
- 挪威语: bytte
- 波兰语: zdobycz
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: presa
- 罗马尼亚语: pradă
- 俄语: добыча
- 西班牙语: presa animal cazado o pescado
- 瑞典语: byte villebråd
- 泰语: เหยื่อ
- 土耳其语: av
- 乌克兰语: здобич
- 越南语: mồi
英式英语: prey VERB
A creature that preys on other creatures lives by catching and eating them.
The effect was to disrupt the food chain, starving many animals and those that preyed on them.
prey 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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