make great mental efforts
"wrack and ruin"
"the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
"the horses single-footed"
"rack one's brains"
"rack a camera"
"They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"
"They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
A white rack of cloud hovered.
出自： W. Styron
Cases..strapped to the rack at the rear of the car.
出自： W. Boyd
Mrs Williams filled the toast rack.
出自： P. Carey
Hunters will keep their waterfowl guns in the rack.
His joints were all aching..as from a..sojourn on the rack.
出自： F. King
The garden is going to rack, the gardener Only comes three days.
出自： L. MacNeice
A..house..going to rack and ruin for want of looking after.
出自： R. Rendell
An Englishman who had been racked..by the Spanish Inquisition.
出自： J. Bronowski
Shrimpy racked up five..wins.
Tom racked his brains during the test trying to solve the problem.
We must rack our brains for some answers to his questions.
I've racked my brains, but I have not yet to come up with any solution to the problem.
By clever planning, we were able to rack up the other team in the first half of the game.
His body was racked with pain.
It was a mercy that she died, for she had been racked with pain through her last long illness.
After an hour of talk, he would be racked with headaches.