"I was drowned in work"
"The noise drowned out her speech"
"She drowned her trouble in alcohol"
"The child drowned in the lake"
"He drowned the kittens"
"the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy"
I thought..I would drown because of my boots, but I thrashed and fought through the water.
出自： E. Hemingway
Most passengers on the Titanic were drowned.
泰坦尼克号上的大部分乘客都淹死了。 drown sb/sth in sth
It is cruel to drown a cat in the river.
The pilot was drowned in his plane when it crashed into the North Sea.
飞机在北海坠毁,飞行员淹死在飞机中。 drown sth in sth
The crowd drowned his last few words in cheers.
人群的欢呼声淹没了他的最后几句话。 drown oneself in sth
For years he has drowned himself in the study of English literature.
多年来,他一直致力于英国文学的研究。 drown oneself/sth in sth
He tried to recollect things and drown himself in them.
His face was drowned in tears.
Worn out by their adventures, the climbers are now drowned in sleep.
Both the speaker and his speech were drowned out by the disapproval of the crowd.
演讲者的话被人群中发出的反对声所淹没。 drown sb ⇔ out
Many families were drowned out when the river burst its banks.
误 The boy fell into the river and drowned to the death last night.
正 The boy fell into the river and was drowned last night.
析 drown本身含有“死”的概念,所以加to the death是多余的。
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