This is a writer who could wring laughs out of pretty well anything. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You wring its neck and you get a very quick snap action. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are told that the best way of doing this is to wring its neck. The Sun (2014)The charity added that birds that no longer performed had their necks wrung. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We will find ourselves in an emotional storm that will wring our hearts. Christianity Today (2000)Your sofa may still need to be wrung dry. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Place in a clean tea towel and wring dry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Together we all cried as if by doing so we might wring out the cloth of our suffering. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)He probably feels like wringing critics' necks though. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's all but impossible to look at this painting without feeling your heart wring. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Squeeze handfuls of courgette to get rid of excess liquid, pile into a tea towel and wring dry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I would probably wring his neck. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I wanted to wring his neck. The Sun (2012)And as a result, if you try to wring its neck, its head will come off. The Sun (2014)I'll wring their skinny necks! THE WOLF AND THE DOVEIt seems ready to have some divine hand wring its contents over me - which may thwart an alternative plan to head 13 miles southwest. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， wring 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: wring VERB
If you wring something out of someone, you manage to make them give it to you even though they do not want to.
Buyers use different ruses to wring free credit out of their suppliers.
wring 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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