- n. 肚带；紧握；有把握的事情
- vt. 紧握住；系肚带
- cinch (n.)
- 1859, American English, "saddle-girth," from Spanish cincha "girdle," from Latin cingulum "a girdle, a swordbelt," from cingere "to surround, encircle," from PIE root *kenk- (1) "to gird, encircle" (cognates: Sanskrit kankate "binds," kanci "girdle;" Lithuanian kinkau "to harness horses"). Replaced earlier surcingle. Sense of "an easy thing" is 1898, via notion of "a sure hold" (1888).
- cinch (v.)
- 1866, "to pull in," from cinch (n.). Figurative meaning "make certain" is from 1891, American English slang. Related: Cinched; cinching.
- 1. It sounds difficult, but compared to full-time work it was a cinch.
- 2. The first question is a cinch.
- 3. He is a cinch to be boss of this firm some day.
- 4. It's a cinch that the horse will win the race.
- 5. The exam is a cinch.
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