- n. 橄榄球的四分卫
- vt. （以四分卫）指挥进攻；领导；操纵
- vi. （橄榄球中）担任四分卫
- quarterback (n.)
- in U.S. football, 1876, from quarter (n.) + back (n.); so called from his position on the field at the start of play, between the halfback and the center. As a verb from 1945. Figurative sense from 1952. Monday morning quarterback is 1932 (n.), 1972 (v.); originally pro football player slang for sportswriters (U.S. professional football games typically are played on Sundays).
- 1. The receiver and the quarterback are going to trade positions.
- 2. Foley tackled the quarterback.
- 3. He demonstrated the all-round skills of a quarterback.
- 4. Their quarterback is one tough hombre.
- 5. The word quarterback is borrowed from American football, where leads the team.
- quarterback是从美式足球里借来用的, 因为quarterback在球队里是主力.
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