| Home | News| Living in China| MMS | SMS | About us | Contact us|
 Language Tips > Politics hot words

clamp down on


外电报道如下:Sri Lankans cremated their assassinated foreign minister Monday as the government urged the international community to clamp down on overseas supporters of Tamil rebels amid fears the killing could scuttle a three-year-old cease-fire.

句中的clamp down on表示"施压于;压制;限制;对……进行取缔"的意思。例如:The government is clamping down on teenage drinking.(政府正在禁止青少年饮酒。)Following the military coup, there has been a clampdown on press reporting in the capital.(军事政变以后,对首都的新闻报道进行压制。)


Go to Other Sections
Story Tools
Copyright by chinadaily.com.cn. All rights reserved

None of this material may be used for any commercial or public use. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.