hollow place in the side of a cliff or hill, or underground
(cause to) fall in; give way to pressure
"The river was caving the banks"
The earth caved in, so as to leave a vacant space.
出自： W. Irving
Men caved all around, but the women were firm.
出自： L. Steffens
The front of the building caved in.., seeming to collapse in slow motion.
出自： D. Bagley
The roof is dangerous and could cave in at any time.
The mine which caved in during the earthquake was soon repaired and resumed production.
在地震中坍陷的矿井很快修复了,并恢复了生产。 cave sth ⇔ in
Who has caved my hat in?
They caved in the roof of the underground passage with powerful explosives.
他们用强大的炸药把地下通道的顶部炸塌陷了。 cave in
Why do you want to appoint this man as manager?The last firm he worked for caved in.
你为什么要任命此人为经理?他所服务的前一个商行倒闭了。 cave in
The children begged their father to take them to the circus until he caved in.
As we set forth facts and reasoned things out the criminal could not but cave in and admit his crime.
They refused to cave in to the terrorists' demands.
The opposition caved in before our superior argument.
The challenger caved in during the seventh round.