a hollow space in sth solid or in the surface of sth
He dug a deep hole in the garden.
The bomb blew a huge hole in the ground.
Water had collected in the holes in the road.
a space or opening that goes all the way through sth
把某物钻 / 挖 / 冲 / 踢穿
to drill/bore/punch/kick a hole in sth
There were holes in the knees of his trousers.
The children climbed through a hole in the fence.
a bullet hole
the hole in the ozone layer
the home of a small animal
a rabbit/mouse, etc. hole
an unpleasant place to live or be in
I am not going to bring up my child in this hole.
a hollow in the ground that you must get the ball into; one of the sections of a golf course with the tee at the beginning and the hole at the end
The ball rolled into the hole and she had won.
an eighteen-hole golf course
He liked to play a few holes after work.
She won the first hole.
a fault or weakness in sth such as a plan, law or story
He was found not guilty because of holes in the prosecution case.
I don't believe what she says─her story is full of holes.
空缺的地方 / 位置
a place or position that needs to be filled because sb/sth is no longer there
After his wife left, there was a gaping hole in his life.
Buying the new equipment left a big hole in the company's finances.
in a difficult situation
He had got himself into a hole and it was going to be difficult to get out of it.
We start the current fiscal year $30 million in the hole.
to use up a large amount of sth that you have, especially money
School fees can make a big hole in your savings.
if money burns a hole in your pocket , you want to spend it as soon as you have it
to get yourself into a bad situation that will be very difficult to get out of
to find the weak points in sth such as a plan, suggestion, etc.
It was easy to pick holes in his arguments.
打洞 / 孔
make a hole
to make a hole or holes in sth, especially a boat or ship
to hit a golf ball into the hole
She holed a 25 foot putt.
She holed out from 25 feet.
to hide in a place
He'll hole up now and move again tomorrow, after dark.
We believe the gang are holed up in the mountains.
an opening deliberately made in or through something
one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course
- he played 18 holes
近义词: golf hole
informal terms for the mouth
an opening into or through something
a depression hollowed out of solid matter
an unoccupied space
informal terms for a difficult situation
- he got into a terrible fix
- he made a muddle of his marriage
近义词: fix,jam,mess,muddle,pickle,kettle of fish
- he shot holes in my argument
make holes in
hit the ball into the hole
近义词: hole out