strike the palms of the hands together
act or sound of clapping
"The judge clapped him in jail"
"The big bird clapped its wings"
"The children were clapping to the music"
"the wings of the birds clapped loudly"
"clap two boards together"
All the forms of..salutation, from the clap on the shoulder to the humble bow.
出自： S. Johnson
It was very finely sung, so as to make the whole house clap her.
出自： S. Pepys
The Swedish girl raised her hands..and clapped them twice together to summon the waiter.
出自： D. Parker
The judge clapped her in prison before she had had time to explain.
The criminal was clapped into jail.
他用手拍拍老朋友的肩表示欢迎。 clap sth on sth
〔说明〕 clap on常不用于进行体。
When the new tax laws were passed, the taxpayers found that the government had clapped another 5% on cigarettes.
I haven't clapped eyes on him for ages. How is he now?
I haven't clapped eyes on him since then.
It's many years since I clapped eyes on him.
门砰地一声关上了。 clap sth ⇔ to
He clapped the door to.
The girl clapped the door to as she left.
He clapped up an excuse, but this was soon seen through.
他信口编造了一个借口,可是马上就被识破了。 clap sth ⇔ up
The two men clapped up a contract.
那两人匆匆订了合同。 clap up
Clap up, gentlemen!