- vi. 钻孔
- vt. 钻孔；使烦扰
- n. 孔；令人讨厌的人
- n. (Bore)人名；(法)博尔；(塞、马里)博雷
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1. 60个阿姨在你身边唠叨。=> 烦扰、厌烦。
来自PIE *bher , 砍，切，钻。词源同break.
- bore: Bore ‘make a hole’ [OE] and bore ‘be tiresome’  are almost certainly two distinct words. The former comes ultimately from an Indo-European base *bhor-, *bhr-, which produced Latin forāre ‘bore’ (whence English foramen ‘small anatomical opening’), Greek phárynx, and prehistoric Germanic *borōn, from which we get bore (and German gets bohren). Bore connoting ‘tiresomeness’ suddenly appears on the scene as a sort of buzzword of the 1760s, from no known source; the explanation most commonly offered for its origin is that it is a figurative application of bore in the sense ‘pierce someone with ennui’, but that is not terribly convincing.
In its early noun use it meant what we would now call a ‘fit of boredom’. There is one other, rather rare English word bore – meaning ‘tidal wave in an estuary or river’ . It may have come from Old Norse bára ‘wave’.
=> perforate, pharynx
- bore (v.1)
- Old English borian "to bore through, perforate," from bor "auger," from Proto-Germanic *buron (cognates: Old Norse bora, Swedish borra, Old High German boron, Middle Dutch boren, German bohren), from PIE root *bher- (2) "to cut with a sharp point, pierce, bore" (cognates: Greek pharao "I plow," Latin forare "to bore, pierce," Old Church Slavonic barjo "to strike, fight," Albanian brime "hole").
The meaning "diameter of a tube" is first recorded 1570s; hence figurative slang full bore (1936) "at maximum speed," from notion of unchoked carburetor on an engine. Sense of "be tiresome or dull" first attested 1768, a vogue word c. 1780-81 according to Grose (1785); possibly a figurative extension of "to move forward slowly and persistently," as a boring tool does.
- bore (v.2)
- past tense of bear (v.).
- bore (n.)
- thing which causes ennui or annoyance, 1778; of persons by 1812; from bore (v.1).
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything. [Voltaire, "Sept Discours en Vers sur l'Homme," 1738]
- 1. Our tour prices bore little resemblance to those in the holiday brochures.
- 2. Hugo bore his illness with great courage and good humour.
- 3. This guy bore a really freaky resem-blance to Jones.
- 4. Her eyes seemed to bore a hole in mine.
- 5. She bore no ill will. If people didn't like her, too bad.
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