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  • 1 单一投票法

    single vote

    English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典) > 单一投票法

  • 2 第一颚足

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 第一颚足

  • 3 举手表决

    vote by show of hands

    English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典) > 举手表决

  • 4 举手表示

    show of hands

    English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典) > 举手表示

  • 5 手太阴足少阴阳明独动不休

    the meridians of Hand-TAI YIN,Foot-SHAO YIN and Foot-YANG MING beating incessantly and markedly

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 手太阴足少阴阳明独动不休

  • 6 手掌和足跖播散性汗孔角化症

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 手掌和足跖播散性汗孔角化症

  • 7 移动式手、臂及足石蜡浴槽

    mobile arm,hand and foot paraffin bath

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 移动式手、臂及足石蜡浴槽

  • 8 drop

    drop drop verb (-pp-) ›› FALL 落下 1. to fall or allow sth to fall by accident • (意外地)落下,掉下,使落下: ▪ [V]
    »The climber slipped and dropped to his death.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Be careful not to drop that plate.
    2. to fall or make sth fall deliberately • (故意)降下,使降落,使落下 ▪ [V +adv. / prep.]
    »He staggered in and dropped into a chair.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Medical supplies are being dropped into the stricken area.
    »( BrE) He dropped his trousers (= undid them and let them fall).
    »( NAmE) He dropped his pants.
    3. [V] to fall down or be no longer able to stand because you are extremely tired • 累倒;累垮:
    »I feel ready to drop.
    »She expects everyone to work till they drop.
    ›› BECOME WEAKER / LESS 变弱;减少 4. to become or make sth weaker, lower or less • (使)变弱,降低,减少 【SYN】 fall: ▪ [V]
    »The temperature has dropped considerably.
    »At last the wind dropped.
    »His voice dropped to a whisper.
    »The Dutch team have dropped to fifth place.
    »The price of shares dropped by 14p.
    股价下跌了 14 便士。
    »Shares dropped in price by 14p.
    股价下跌了 14 便士。
    ▪ [VN]
    »She dropped her voice dramatically.
    »You must drop your speed in built-up areas.
    ›› EYES 眼睛 5. drop your eyes / gaze your eyes / gaze drop (formal) to look down • 垂下(眼睛);垂视: ▪ [V]
    »Her eyes dropped to her lap.
    ▪ [also VN] ›› SLOPE DOWNWARDS 向下倾斜 6. [V] drop (away) (from sth) to slope steeply downwards • 急剧倾斜而下:
    »In front of them the valley dropped sharply away from the road.
    ›› DELIVER / SEND 运送;发送 7. [VN] drop sb / sth (off) to stop so that sb can get out of a car, etc.; to deliver sth on the way to somewhere else • 中途卸客;中途卸货:
    »Can you drop me near the bank?
    »You left your jacket, but I can drop it off on my way to work tomorrow.
    8. [VNN] drop sb a line / note to send a short letter to sb • 寄,送,写(信):
    »Drop me a line when you get there.
    ›› LEAVE OUT 略去 9. [VN] drop sb / sth (from sth) to leave sb / sth out by accident or deliberately • 遗漏;省略;不予考虑:
    »Sheˈs been dropped from the team because of injury.
    »He spoke with a cockney accent and dropped his aitches (= did not pronounce the letter ˈhˈ at the start of words).
    他讲话带着伦敦东区的口音,把词首的 h 音给吞掉了。
    ›› FRIENDS 朋友 10. [VN] to stop seeing sb socially • 不再与(某人)往来;同(某人)断绝联系:
    »Sheˈs dropped most of her old friends.
    ›› STOP 停止 11. [VN] to stop doing or discussing sth; to not continue with sth • 停止;终止;放弃:
    »I dropped German (= stopped studying it) when I was 14.
    我 14 岁后就没再学德语。
    »Drop everything and come at once!
    »Look, can we just drop it (= stop talking about it) ?
    »I think weˈd better drop the subject.
    »Letˈs drop the formalities—please call me Mike.
    »The police decided to drop the charges against her.
    ›› HINT 暗示 12. [VN] drop a hint to say or do sth in order to show sb, in an indirect way, what you are thinking • 暗示;透露 ›› IN KNITTING 编织 13. [VN] drop a stitch to let a stitch go off the needle • 漏,脱,掉(针) 【IDIOMS】 drop the ˈball ( NAmE, informal) • to make a mistake and spoil sth that you are responsible for • 犯错;处理失当 drop a ˈbrick / ˈclanger ( BrE, informal) • to say sth that offends or embarrasses sb, although you did not intend to • 失言伤人;出言不慎 drop ˈdead 1. (informal) to die suddenly and unexpectedly • 暴死;突然死去;猝死 2. (informal) used to tell sb, rudely, to stop annoying you, interfering, etc. • 别烦人;别打扰;别捣乱 --› see also drop-dead drop sb ˈin it ( BrE, informal) • to put sb in an embarrassing situation, especially by telling a secret that you should not have told • (尤指因泄露秘密)使尴尬,使狼狈不堪 drop ˈnames • to mention famous people you know or have met in order to impress others • 提及自己认识或见过的名人以抬高身价 --› related noun name-dropping ˌdrop your ˈbundle ( AustralE, NZE, informal) • to suddenly not be able to think clearly; to act in a stupid way because you have lost control over yourself • 突然发蒙;失态 let sb / sth ˈdrop 1. to do or say nothing more about sb / sth • 不再提起;放弃:
    »I suggest we let the matter drop.
    2. to mention sb / sth in a conversation, by accident or as if by accident • (好像是)无意中说出:
    »He let it drop that the Prime Minister was a close friend of his.
    --› more at bottom n., fly n., hear, jaw n., lap n., penny 【PHR V】 ˌdrop aˈway • to become weaker or less • 减弱;减少:
    »She could feel the tension drop away.
    ˌdrop ˈback / beˈhind | ˌdrop beˈhind sb • to move or fall into position behind sb else • 后退;落后;落在…后面:
    »We cannot afford to drop behind our competitors.
    ˌdrop ˈby / ˈin / ˈround | ˌdrop ˈin on sb | ˌdrop ˈinto sth • to pay an informal visit to a person or a place • 顺便访问;顺便进入:
    »Drop by sometime.
    »I thought Iˈd drop in on you while I was passing.
    »Sorry weˈre late—we dropped into the pub on the way.
    ˌdrop ˈoff ( BrE, informal) 1. to fall into a light sleep • 打盹儿;小睡 【SYN】 fall asleep:
    »I dropped off and missed the end of the film.
    2. to become fewer or less • 减少;下降:
    »Traffic in the town has dropped off since the bypass opened.
    ˌdrop ˈout (of sth) 1. to no longer take part in or be part of sth • 不再参加;退出;脱离:
    »He has dropped out of active politics.
    »a word that has dropped out of the language
    2. to leave school, college, etc. without finishing your studies • 退学;辍学:
    »She started a degree but dropped out after only a year.
    --› related noun dropout (1) 3. to reject the ideas and ways of behaving that are accepted by the rest of society • 拒绝传统社会 --› related noun dropout (2) noun ›› OF LIQUID 液体 1. a very small amount of liquid that forms a round shape • 滴;水珠:
    »drops of rain
    »a drop of blood
    --› see also raindrop, teardrop 2. [C, usually sing.] a small quantity of a liquid • 少量;微量;一点点:
    »Could I have a drop more milk in my coffee, please?
    »I havenˈt touched a drop (= drunk any alcohol) all evening.
    ›› FALL 下降 3. [C, usually sing.] drop (in sth) a fall or reduction in the amount, level or number of sth • 下降;下跌;减少:
    »a drop in prices / temperature, etc.
    »a dramatic / sharp drop in profits
    »a five per cent drop
    ›› DISTANCE 距离 4. [sing.] a distance down from a high point to a lower point • 下落的距离;落差:
    »There was a sheer drop of fifty metres to the rocks below.
    »a twenty-foot drop
    ›› MEDICINE 药 5. drops [pl.] a liquid medicine that you put one drop at a time into your eyes, ears or nose • 滴剂:
    »eye drops
    ›› DELIVERING 运送 6. the act of delivering sb / sth in a vehicle or by plane; the act of dropping sth • 运送;空投:
    »Aid agencies are organizing food drops to civilians in the war zone.
    »a parachute drop
    ›› SWEET / CANDY 糖果 7. a small round sweet / candy of the type mentioned • 球状糖果:
    »fruit drops
    »cough drops (= sweets / candy to help a cough)
    at the ˌdrop of a ˈhat • immediately; without hesitating • 立即;毫不迟疑:
    »The company canˈt expect me to move my home and family at the drop of a hat.
    a ˌdrop in the ˈocean ( BrE) ( NAmE a ˌdrop in the ˈbucket) • an amount of sth that is too small or unimportant to make any real difference to a situation • 沧海一粟;九牛一毛
    * * *
    v. 滴下, 落下, (使聲音等)變弱, (使價格等)下降, 使跌倒, 使結束, 不再討論, 停止與(某人)交往
    n. 落下, 下降, 滴, 滴劑, 點滴, 微量, 下跌

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  • 9 hand

    hand hand noun ›› PART OF BODY 身体部位 1. the part of the body at the end of the arm, including the fingers and thumb • 手:
    »Ian placed a hand on her shoulder.
    »Put your hand up if you know the answer.
    »Keep both hands on the steering wheel at all times.
    »She was on (her) hands and knees (= crawling on the floor) looking for an earring.
    »Couples strolled past holding hands.
    »Give me your hand (= hold my hand) while we cross the road.
    »The crowd threw up their hands (= lifted them into the air) in dismay.
    »He killed the snake with his bare hands (= using only his hands).
    »a hand towel (= a small towel for drying your hands on)
    »a hand drill (= six that is used by turning a handle rather than powered by electricity)
    --› see also left-hand (2), right-hand (2) ›› -HANDED …手 2. (in adjectives 构成形容词) using the hand or number of hands mentioned • 用…手的;用…只手的:
    »a one-handed catch
    »left-handed scissors (= intended to be held in your left hand)
    ›› HELP 帮助 3. a hand [sing.] (informal) help in doing sth • 帮助;协助:
    »Let me give you a hand with those bags (= help you to carry them).
    »Do you need a hand with those invoices?
    »The neighbours are always willing to lend a hand.
    ›› ROLE IN SITUATION 角色 4. [sing.] hand in sth the part or role that sb / sth plays in a particular situation; sbˈs influence in a situation • 角色;作用;影响:
    »Early reports suggest the hand of rebel forces in the bombings.
    »Several of his colleagues had a hand in his downfall.
    »This appointment was an attempt to strengthen her hand in policy discussions.
    ›› ON CLOCK / WATCH 钟表 5. (usually in compounds 通常构成复合词) a part of a clock or watch that points to the numbers • 指针 --› see also hour hand, minute hand, second hand ›› WORKER 工人 6. a person who does physical work on a farm or in a factory • (农场或工厂的)体力劳动者,工人 --› see also chargehand, farmhand, hired hand, stagehand ›› SAILOR 船员 7. a sailor on a ship • 船员:
    »All hands on deck!
    --› see also deckhand ›› HAND- 手工 8. (in compounds 构成复合词) by a person rather than a machine • 手工:
    »hand-painted pottery
    »This item should be hand washed.
    --› see also handmade ›› IN CARD GAMES 纸牌游戏 9. a set of playing cards given to six player in a game • (分给游戏者的)一手牌:
    »to be dealt a good / bad hand
    10. one stage of a game of cards • (纸牌游戏的)一盘:
    »Iˈll have to leave after this hand.
    ›› WRITING 书写 11. [sing.] (old use) a particular style of writing • 书法 --› see also freehand ›› MEASUREMENT FOR HORSE 马的测量 12. a unit for measuring the height of a horse, equal to 4 inches or 10.16 centimetres • 一手之宽(测量马的高度的单位,等于 4 英寸或 10.16 厘米) --› see also dab hand, old hand, second-hand, underhand 【IDIOMS】 all ˌhands on ˈdeck (also all ˌhands to the ˈpump) (saying, humorous) • everyone helps or must help, especially in a difficult situation • 总动员;全民皆兵:
    »There are 30 people coming to dinner tonight, so itˈs all hands on deck.
    今天晚上有 30 人来吃饭,要全体动员了。
    (close / near) at ˈhand • close to you in time or distance • (在时间或距离上)接近:
    »Help was at hand.
    »The property is ideally located with all local amenities close at hand.
    at the hands of sb | at sbˈs hands •(formal) if you experience sth at the hands of sb, they are the cause of it • 某人导致;出自某人之手 be good with your ˈhands • to be skilful at making or doing things with your hands • 技术嫺熟 bind / tie sb hand and ˈfoot 1. to tie sbˈs hands and feet together so that they cannot move or escape • 捆绑住某人的手脚 2. to prevent sb from doing what they want by creating rules, restrictions, etc. • 用条条框框限制某人 by ˈhand 1. by a person rather than a machine • 手工:
    »The fabric was painted by hand.
    2. if a letter is delivered by hand, it is delivered by the person who wrote it, or sb who is sent by them, rather than by post / mail • (信件)亲手交付,由专人递送 fall into sbˈs ˈhands / the ˈhands of sb •(formal) to become controlled by sb • 受制于某人;被某人控制:
    »The town fell into enemy hands.
    »We donˈt want this document falling into the wrong hands.
    (at) first ˈhand • by experiencing, seeing, etc. sth yourself rather than being told about it by sb else • 第一手;亲自:
    »The President visited the area to see the devastation at first hand.
    get your ˈhands dirty • to do physical work • 做体力工作;体力劳动:
    »Heˈs not frightened of getting his hands dirty.
    sbˈs ˈhand (in marriage) •(old-fashioned) permission to marry sb, especially a woman • 答应求婚(尤指女方):
    »He asked the general for his daughterˈs hand in marriage.
    ˌhand in ˈglove (with sb) • working closely with sb, especially in a secret and / or illegal way • 同某人密切合作(尤指勾结) ˌhand in ˈhand 1. if ten people are hand in hand, they are holding each otherˈs hand • 手拉手 2. if ten things go hand in hand, they are closely connected and six thing causes the other • 密切关联;相连带:
    »Poverty and poor health often go hand in hand.
    (get / take your) ˌhands ˈoff (sth / sb) • (informal) used to tell sb not to touch sth / sb • (命令)别动某物/某人:
    »Get your hands off my wife!
    »Hey, hands off! Thatˈs my drink!
    ˌhands ˈup! (informal) 1. used to tell a group of people to raise six hand in the air if they know the answer to a question, etc. • 举手(答问):
    »Hands up all those who want to go swimming.
    2. used by sb who is threatening people with a gun to tell them to raise both hands in the air • 举手(投降) have your ˈhands full • to be very busy or too busy to do sth else • 忙得不可开交;应接不暇:
    »She certainly has her hands full with five kids in the house.
    have your ˈhands tied • to be unable to do what you want to do because of rules, promises, etc. • 受到制约:
    »I really wish I could help but my hands are tied.
    hold sbˈs ˈhand • to give sb support in a difficult situation • (困难时)给某人支持;拉某人一把:
    »Do you want me to come along and hold your hand?
    in sbˈs capable, safe, etc. ˈhands • being taken care of or dealt with by sb that you think you can rely on • 由可信任的人负责(或处理等):
    »Can I leave these queries in your capable hands?
    in ˈhand 1. if you have time or money in hand, it is left and available to be used • 在手头;可供使用 2. if you have a particular situation in hand, you are in control of it • 在掌握中;在控制中 3. the job, question, etc. in hand is the six that you are dealing with • 正在处理中 4. if sb works a week, month, etc. in hand, they are paid for the work a week, etc. after they have completed it • (按星期、月等)领取工资 in the hands of sb | in sbˈs ˈhands • being taken care of or controlled by sb • 受某人照料;受某人控制:
    »The matter is now in the hands of my lawyer.
    »At that time, the castle was in enemy hands.
    keep your ˈhand in • to occasionally do sth that you used to do a lot so that you do not lose your skill at it • 偶尔操练某事以保持熟练:
    »She retired last year but still teaches the odd class to keep her hand in.
    lay / get your ˈhands on sb • to catch sb that you are annoyed with • 捉住使你不快的人:
    »Wait till I get my hands on him!
    lay / get your ˈhands on sth • to find or get sth • 找到/得到某物:
    »I know their address is here somewhere, but I canˈt lay my hands on it right now.
    many hands make light ˈwork • (saying) used to say that a job is made easier if a lot of people help • 人多好办事;众人拾柴火焰高 not do a handˈs ˈturn •(old-fashioned) to do no work • 什么活也不干:
    »She hasnˈt done a handˈs turn all week.
    off your ˈhands • no longer your responsibility • 不再由某人负责 on either / every ˈhand •(literary) on both / all sides; in both / all directions • 在双方面/各个方面;在两个/各个方向 on ˈhand • available, especially to help • 现有(尤指帮助):
    »The emergency services were on hand with medical advice.
    on your ˈhands • if you have sb / sth on your hands, you are responsible for them or it • 由某人负责(某人、某事):
    »Let me take care of the invitations—youˈve enough on your hands with the caterers.
    on the ˈone hand... on the ˈother (hand)... • used to introduce different points of view, ideas, etc., especially when they are opposites • (引出不同的,尤指对立的观点、思想等)一方面…另一方面…:
    »On the six hand theyˈd love to have kids, but on the other, they donˈt want to give up their freedom.
    out of ˈhand 1. difficult or impossible to control • 难以(或无法)控制:
    »Unemployment is getting out of hand.
    2. if you reject, etc. sth out of hand, you do so immediately without thinking about it fully or listening to other peopleˈs arguments • 不假思索(拒绝等):
    »All our suggestions were dismissed out of hand.
    ˌout of your ˈhands • no longer your responsibility • 不再由某人负责:
    »Iˈm afraid the matter is now out of my hands.
    ˌplay into sbˈs ˈhands • to do exactly what an enemy, opponent, etc. wants so that they gain the advantage in a particular situation • 干敌人(或对手等)所希望的事;做有利于敌人(或对手等)的事;授人以可乘之机:
    »If we get the police involved, weˈll be playing right into the protestersˈ hands.
    put your ˌhand in your ˈpocket ( BrE) • to spend money or give it to sb • 掏腰包;出钱;付款:
    »Iˈve heard he doesnˈt like putting his hand in his pocket.
    (at) second, third, etc. ˈhand • by being told about sth by sb else who has seen it or heard about it, not by experiencing, seeing, etc. it yourself • 经过二手三手地;间接地;非亲身经历:
    »Iˈm fed up of hearing about these decisions third hand!
    ˌtake sb in ˈhand • to deal with sb in a strict way in order to improve their behaviour • 管教某人 take sth into your own ˈhands • to deal with a particular situation yourself because you are not happy with the way that others are dealing with it • 亲自处理某事 throw your ˈhand in •(informal) to stop doing sth or taking part in sth, especially because you are not successful • (尤指不成功而)放弃,退出 to ˈhand • that you can reach or get easily • 在手边;随时可得到:
    »Iˈm afraid I donˈt have the latest figures to hand.
    turn your ˈhand to sth • to start doing sth or be able to do sth, especially when you do it well • (尤指成功、顺利地)着手做,能够做:
    »Jim can turn his hand to most jobs around the house.
    --› more at big adj., bird, bite v., blood n., cap n., cash n., change v., close ² adv., courage, dead adj., devil, eat, firm adj., fold v., force v., free adj., hat, heavy adj.
    --› more at help v., iron adj., join v., know v., law, life, lift v., live ¹, money, offer v., overplay, pair n., palm n., putty, raise v., safe adj., show v., show n., sleight, stay v., time n., try v., upper adj., wait v., wash v., whip n., win v., wring verb • hand sth to sb | hand sb sth to pass or give sth to sb • 交;递;给 ▪ [VN VNN]
    »She handed the letter to me.
    »She handed me the letter.
    hand sth to sb on a ˈplate •(informal) to give sth to sb without the person concerned making any effort • 把某事物拱手送给某人:
    »Nobodyˈs going to hand you success on a plate.
    have (got) to ˈhand it to sb • (informal) used to say that sb deserves praise for sth • (表示某人值得称赞):
    »Youˈve got to hand it to her—sheˈs a great cook.
    【PHR V】 ˌhand sth∽aˈround / ˈround • to offer or pass sth, especially food or drinks, to all the people in a group • 传递,分发(尤指食物或饮料) ˌhand sth ˈback (to sb) • to give or return sth to the person who owns it or to where it belongs • 归还某物 ˌhand sth∽ˈdown (to sb) 1. [usually passive] to give or leave sth to sb who is younger than you • 把某事物传下去;传给(后代) 【SYN】 pass down:
    »These skills used to be handed down from father to son.
    --› related noun hand-me-down 2. ( especially NAmE) to officially give a decision / statement, etc. • 正式宣布;公布 【SYN】 announce:
    »The judge has handed down his verdict.
    ˌhand sth∽ˈin (to sb) ( BrE also ˌgive sth ˈin (to sb)) • to give sth to a person in authority, especially a piece of work or sth that is lost • 提交,呈交,上交(尤指书面材料或失物):
    »You must all hand in your projects by the end of next week.
    »I handed the watch in to the police.
    »to hand in your notice / resignation (= formally tell your employer that you want to stop working for them)
    ˌhand sb∽ˈoff ( BrE) (also ˌstraight-ˈarm,ˌstiff-ˈarm both NAmE) (in sport 体育运动) • to push away a player who is trying to stop you, with your arm straight • 伸直手臂挡开(对手) ˌhand sth∽ˈon (to sb) • to give or leave sth for another person to use or deal with • 把某事物交给或留给(某人)使用(或处理) 【SYN】 pass on ˌhand sth∽ˈout (to sb) 1. to give a number of things to the members of a group • 分发某物 【SYN】 distribute:
    »Could you hand these books out, please?
    --› related noun handout 2. to give advice, a punishment, etc. • 提出,给予(建议、惩罚等):
    »Heˈs always handing out advice to people.
    ˌhand sth∽ˈover (to sb) | ˌhand ˈover (to sb) | ˌhand sth ˈover (to sb) • to give sb else your position of power or the responsibility for sth • 把(权力或责任)移交给(某人):
    »She resigned and handed over to six of her younger colleagues.
    »He finally handed over his responsibility for the company last year.
    --› related noun handover (1) ˌhand sb ˈover to sb • to let sb listen or speak to another person, especially on the telephone or in a news broadcast • (尤指打电话或在新闻广播中)让某人听另一个人讲话或同其谈话:
    »Iˈll hand you over to my boss.
    ˌhand sb / sth∽ˈover (to sb) • to give sth / sb officially or formally to another person • 把某事物/某人正式交给(某人):
    »He handed over a cheque for $200 000.
    他交出了一张 20 万元的支票。
    »They handed the weapons over to the police.
    --› related noun handover (2)
    * * *
    n. 手, 掌管, 協助, 支配, 插手, 指針, 僱員, 手藝
    vt. 支持, 攙扶, 交給

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  • 10 meet

    meet meet verb (met, met) ›› BY CHANCE 偶然地 1. [no passive] to be in the same place as sb by chance and talk to them • 相遇;相逢;遇见: ▪ [V]
    »Maybe weˈll meet again some time.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Did you meet anyone in town?
    ›› BY ARRANGEMENT 通过安排 2. [no passive] to come together formally in order to discuss sth • 开会;会晤: ▪ [V]
    »The committee meets on Fridays.
    ▪ [VN]
    »The Prime Minister met other European leaders for talks.
    3. [no passive] to come together socially after you have arranged it • (与…)会面;集合: ▪ [V]
    »Letˈs meet for a drink after work.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Weˈre meeting them outside the theatre at 7.
    我们 7 点钟在剧院外面和他们会合。
    4. [VN] to go to a place and wait there for a particular person to arrive • 迎接:
    »Will you meet me at the airport?
    »The hotel bus meets all incoming flights.
    »I met him off the plane.
    ›› FOR THE FIRST TIME 初次 5. [no passive] to see and know sb for the first time; to be introduced to sb • 相识;结识;被引见介绍(给某人): ▪ [VN]
    »Where did you first meet your husband?
    »( especially BrE) Pleased to meet you.
    »( NAmE) Nice meeting you.
    »Thereˈs someone I want you to meet.
    ▪ [V]
    »I donˈt think weˈve met.
    ›› IN CONTEST 比赛 6. [no passive] to play, fight, etc. together as opponents in a competition • 遭遇;交锋 ▪ [V VN]
    »Smith and Jones met in last yearˈs final.
    »Smith met Jones in last yearˈs final.
    ›› EXPERIENCE STH 经历 7. [VN] to experience sth, often sth unpleasant • 经历(常指不愉快的事) 【SYN】 come across, encounter:
    »Others have met similar problems.
    »How she met her death will probably never be known.
    ›› TOUCH / JOIN 接触;连接 8. to touch sth; to join • 接触(某物);连接: ▪ [V]
    »The curtains donˈt meet in the middle.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Thatˈs where the river meets the sea.
    »His hand met hers.
    ›› SATISFY 满足 9. [VN] to do or satisfy what is needed or what sb asks for • 满足;使满意 【SYN】 fulfil:
    »How can we best meet the needs of all the different groups?
    »Until these conditions are met we cannot proceed with the sale.
    »I canˈt possibly meet that deadline.
    ›› PAY 支付 10. [VN] to pay sth • 支付;偿付:
    »The cost will be met by the company.
    【IDIOMS】 meet sbˈs ˈeye(s) 1. (also meet sbˈs ˈgaze, ˈlook, etc.,peopleˈs ˈeyes meet) if you meet sbˈs eye(s), you look directly at them as they look at you; if ten peopleˈs eyes meet, they look directly at each other • (和某人)对视,目光相遇:
    »She was afraid to meet my eye.
    »Their eyes met across the crowded room.
    »She met his gaze without flinching.
    2. if a sight meets your eyes, you see it • 呈现;显现:
    »A terrible sight met their eyes.
    meet sb halfˈway • to reach an agreement with sb by giving them part of what they want • 和某人妥协;对某人作出让步 meet your ˈMaker •(especially humorous) to die • 死;见上帝 there is more to sb / sth than meets the ˈeye • a person or thing is more complicated or interesting than you might think at first • 某人(或物)比料想的更为复杂(或有趣) --› more at end n., match n., twain 【PHR V】 ˌmeet ˈup (with sb) • to meet sb, especially by arrangement • (按照安排)见面,会面:
    »They met up again later for a drink.
    ˈmeet with sb ( especially NAmE) • to meet sb, especially for discussions • 和某人会晤(商讨问题等):
    »The President met with senior White House aides.
    ˈmeet with sth 1. to be received or treated by sb in a particular way • 遭遇(某事);受到某种对待:
    »Her proposal met with resistance from the Left.
    »to meet with success / failure
    2. to experience sth unpleasant • 经历,体验(不愉快的事):
    »She was worried that he might have met with an accident.
    ˈmeet sth with sth • to react to sth in a particular way • (对某事)作出…反应;以…作为回应 【SYN】 receive:
    »His suggestion was met with howls of protest.
    noun 1. ( especially NAmE) a sports competition • 体育比赛;运动会:
    »a track meet
    2. ( BrE) an event at which horse riders and dogs hunt foxes • 猎狐运动
    * * *
    n. 會, 集會
    adj. 適宜的, 合適的
    vt. 遇見, (迎)接, 與(某人目光)相遇, (赴約)和...會面, (經介紹)與...相識, 對付
    vi. 相遇, 接觸

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  • 11 put

    put put verb (put∙ting, put, put) ▪ [VN] ›› IN PLACE / POSITION 处所;位置 1. [+adv. / prep.] to move sth into a particular place or position • 放;安置:
    »Put the cases down there, please.
    »Did you put sugar in my coffee?
    »Put your hand up if you need more paper.
    2. [+adv. / prep.] to move sth into a particular place or position using force • 猛推;用力插入:
    »He put his fist through a glass door.
    3. [+adv. / prep.] to cause sb / sth to go to a particular place • 将…送往;使…前往:
    »Her family put her into a nursing home.
    »It was the year the Americans put a man on the moon.
    ›› ATTACH 附着 4. [+adv. / prep.] to attach or fix sth to sth else • 使与…连接;安装:
    »We had to put new locks on all the doors.
    ›› WRITE 写 5. [usually +adv. / prep.] to write sth or make a mark on sth • (在…上)书写,记,做标记:
    »Put your name here.
    »Friday at 11? Iˈll put it in my diary.
    星期五 11 点?我要把它记在记事本里。
    »I couldnˈt read what she had put.
    ›› INTO STATE / CONDITION 状态;情况 6. [+adv. / prep.] to bring sb / sth into the state or condition mentioned • 使处于(某状态或情况):
    »I was put in charge of the office.
    »The incident put her in a bad mood.
    »Put yourself in my position. What would you have done?
    »I tried to put the matter into perspective.
    »Donˈt go putting yourself at risk.
    »It was time to put their suggestion into practice.
    »This new injury will put him out of action for several weeks.
    ›› AFFECT SB / STH 影响某人/某事物 7. [+adv. / prep.] put sth on / onto / to sth to make sb / sth feel sth or be affected by sth • 使感觉到;使受到…的影响:
    »Her new job has put a great strain on her.
    »They put pressure on her to resign.
    »Itˈs time you put a stop to this childish behaviour.
    ›› GIVE VALUE / RANK 厘定;划定 8. put sth on sth to give or attach a particular level of importance, trust, value, etc. to sth • 给予(重视、信任、价值等):
    »Our company puts the emphasis on quality.
    »He put a limit on the amount we could spend.
    9. [+adv. / prep.] to consider sb / sth to belong to the class or level mentioned • 把…视为(或列为):
    »Iˈd put her in the top rank of modern novelists.
    ›› EXPRESS 表述 10. [+adv. / prep.] to express or state sth in a particular way • 说;表达:
    »She put it very tactfully.
    »Put simply, we accept their offer or go bankrupt.
    »I was, to put it mildly, annoyed (= I was extremely angry).
    »He was too trusting—or, to put it another way, he had no head for business.
    »The meat was— how shall I put it? —a little overdone.
    »As T.S. Eliot puts it...
    正如 T·S· 艾略特所说…
    »She had never tried to put this feeling into words.
    »Can you help me put this letter into good English, please?
    ›› IN SPORT 体育运动 11. to throw the shot • 推(铅球) 【IDIOMS】Most idioms containing put are at the entries for the nouns and adjectives in the idioms, for example put your foot in it is at foot. • 大多数含 put 的习语,都可在该等习语中的名词及形容词相关词条找到,如 put your foot in it 在词条 foot 下。 put it aˈbout ( BrE, informal) • to have many sexual partners • 浪荡胡为;乱搞男女关系 I wouldnˈt put it ˈpast sb (to do sth) • (informal) used to say that you think sb is capable of doing sth wrong, illegal, etc. • 我看…干得出(错的、违法的等事) put it to sb that... • to suggest sth to sb to see if they can argue against it • 与…挑明;对…提出:
    »I put it to you that you are the only person who had a motive for the crime.
    put six ˈover on sb •(informal) to persuade sb to believe sth that is not true • 蒙骗;诱骗:
    »Donˈt try to put six over on me!
    put sb ˈthrough it •(informal, especially BrE) to force sb to experience sth difficult or unpleasant • 折磨;让…难堪:
    »They really put me through it (= asked me difficult questions) at the interview.
    put toˈgether • used when comparing or contrasting sb / sth with a group of other people or things to mean ˈcombinedˈ or ˈin totalˈ • (用于与一组人或事物作比较)合计,总和,合起来:
    »Your department spent more last year than all the others put together.
    ˌput up or ˈshut up • ( especially BrE) used to tell sb to stop just talking about sth and actually do it, show it, etc. • 要么拿出实际行动来,要么就闭嘴;动点儿真格的,别光耍嘴皮子 【PHR V】 ˌput sth∽aˈbout ( BrE, informal) • to tell a lot of people news, information, etc. that may be false • 散布,传播(不实的消息等) ▪ [+ that ]
    »Someoneˈs been putting it about that you plan to resign.
    ˈput sth above sth = put sth before sth ˌput yourself / sth∽aˈcross / ˈover (to sb) • to communicate your ideas, feelings, etc. successfully to sb • 交流,沟通(思想、感情等):
    »Sheˈs not very good at putting her views across.
    ˌput sth∽aˈside 1. to ignore or forget sth, usually a feeling or difference of opinion • 忽视;不理睬;忘记 【SYN】 disregard:
    »They decided to put aside their differences.
    2. to save sth or keep it available to use • 储存;保留:
    »We put some money aside every month for our retirement.
    »I put aside half an hour every day to write my diary.
    ˈput sb / sth at sth • to calculate sb / sth to be a particular age, weight, amount, etc. • 估计;计算:
    »The damage to the building is put at over $1 million.
    对这座建筑物造成的损坏估计超过 100 万元。
    ˌput sb∽aˈway [often passive] (informal) • to send sb to prison, to a mental hospital, etc. • 把某人送入监狱(或精神病院等) ˌput sth∽aˈway 1. to put sth in the place where it is kept because you have finished using it • 将…收起;把…放回原处:
    »Iˈm just going to put the car away (= in the garage).
    2. to save money to spend later • 积蓄;攒钱:
    »She has a few thousand dollars put away for her retirement.
    3. (informal) to eat or drink large quantities of sth • 猛吃;猛喝;胡吃海塞:
    »He must have put away a bottle of whisky last night.
    ˌput sth∽ˈback 1. to return sth to its usual place or to the place where it was before it was moved • 将…放回:
    »If you use something, put it back!
    2. to move sth to a later time or date • 推迟;延迟 【SYN】 postpone:
    »The meeting has been put back to next week.
    3. to cause sth to be delayed • 拖延;延缓;使延迟:
    »Poor trading figures put back our plans for expansion.
    4. to move the hands of a clock so that they show the correct earlier time • 向后拨,拨慢(钟表指针):
    »Remember to put your clocks back tonight (= because the time has officially changed).
    ˈput sth before / above sth • to treat sth as more important than sth else • 把…看得比…重要 ˌput sth beˈhind you • to try to forget about an unpleasant experience and think about the future • 把某事置诸脑后 ˌput sth∽ˈby ( especially BrE) (also ˌput sth∽aˈside) • to save money for a particular purpose • 攒钱;积蓄:
    »Iˈm putting by part of my wages every week to buy a bike.
    ˌput ˈdown (of an aircraft or its pilot 飞机或飞行员) • to land • 降落;着陆:
    »He put down in a field.
    ˌput sb∽ˈdown (informal) • to make sb look or feel stupid, especially in front of other people • 使(当众)出丑;使出洋相;让某人现眼 --› related noun put-down ˌput sth∽ˈdown 1. to stop holding sth and place it on a table, shelf, etc. • 搁在(桌子上等);放下:
    »Put that knife down before you hurt somebody!
    »Itˈs a great book. I couldnˈt put it down.
    »( BrE) She put the phone down on me (= ended the call before I had finished speaking).
    --› see also unputdownable 2. to write sth; to make a note of sth • 写下;(用笔等)记下:
    »The meetingˈs on the 22nd. Put it down in your diary.
    会议日期是 22 号。把它记在你的记事本里。
    3. to pay part of the cost of sth • 下订金;付部份费用:
    »We put a 5% deposit down on the house.
    我们给这所房子交了 5% 的订金。
    4. to stop sth by force • 镇压;平定 【SYN】 crush:
    »to put down a rebellion
    »The military government is determined to put down all opposition.
    5. [often passive] to kill an animal, usually by giving it a drug, because it is old or sick • 药死(衰老或有病的动物); [HK]:人道毁灭 :
    »We had to have our cat put down.
    6. ( BrE) to put a baby to bed • 安置(婴儿)入睡:
    »Can you be quiet—Iˈve just put the baby down.
    7. to present sth formally for discussion by a parliament or committee • 将…提请(议会或委员会)审议 【SYN】 table:
    »to put down a motion / an amendment
    ˌput sb ˈdown as sth • to consider or judge sb to be a particular type of person • 把某人视为(或看作):
    »Iˈd put them both down as retired teachers.
    ˌput sb ˈdown for sth • to put sbˈs name on a list, etc. for sth • 登记;注册;列入(名单等):
    »Put me down for seven tickets for Saturday.
    »Theyˈve put their son down for the local school.
    ˈput sth down to sth • to consider that sth is caused by sth 把…归因于 【SYN】 attribute:
    »What do you put her success down to?
    ˌput sth∽ˈforth (formal) = put sth out ˌput yourself / sb∽ˈforward • to suggest yourself / sb as a candidate for a job or position • 推荐;荐举:
    »Can I put you / your name forward for club secretary?
    ˌput sth∽ˈforward 1. to move sth to an earlier time or date • 将…提前:
    »Weˈve put the wedding forward by six week.
    2. to move the hands of a clock to the correct later time • 向前拨,拨快(时钟指针):
    »Remember to put your clocks forward tonight (= because the time has officially changed).
    3. to suggest sth for discussion • 提出;提议;建议:
    »to put forward a suggestion
    ˌput sb∽ˈin • to elect a political party to govern a country • 选举(政党)执政:
    »Who will the voters put in this time?
    ˌput sth∽ˈin 1. to fix equipment or furniture into position so that it can be used • 安装 【SYN】 install:
    »Weˈre having a new shower put in.
    2. to include sth in a letter, story, etc. • 把…写进(信函、故事等);添上;插入 3. to interrupt another speaker in order to say sth • 打断;插话:
    »Could I put in a word?
    ▪ [+ speech ]
    »ˈBut what about us?ˈ he put in.
    4. to officially make a claim, request, etc. • 正式提出(要求等):
    »The company has put in a claim for damages.
    5. (also ˈput sth into sth) to spend a lot of time or make a lot of effort doing sth • 花费,耗费,投入(时间、心思等):
    »She often puts in twelve hoursˈ work a day.
    ▪ [+ -ing ]
    »Heˈs putting a lot of work into improving his French.
    --› related noun input 6. (also ˈput sth into sth) to use or give money • 投入,投放(资金等) ▪: [+ -ing ]
    »Heˈs put all his savings into buying that house.
    ˌput ˈin (at...) | ˈput into... (of a boat or its sailors 船或水手) • to enter a port • 进港;入港:
    »They put in at Lagos for repairs.
    【OPP】 put out (to... / from...) ˌput ˈin for sth ( especially BrE) • to officially ask for sth • 申请:
    »Are you going to put in for that job?
    ˌput yourself / sb / sth ˈin for sth • to enter yourself / sb / sth for a competition • 报名,给…登记(参加竞赛) ˌput sth ˈinto sth 1. to add a quality to sth • 将…注入;使融入:
    »He put as much feeling into his voice as he could.
    2. = put sth in (5),(6) ˌput sb∽ˈoff 1. to cancel a meeting or an arrangement that you have made with sb • 取消,撤销(与某人的会晤或安排):
    »Itˈs too late to put them off now.
    2. to make sb dislike sb / sth or not trust them / it • 使反感;使疏远;使不信任:
    »Sheˈs very clever but her manner does tend to put people off.
    »Donˈt be put off by how it looks—it tastes delicious.
    --› see also off-putting 3. (also ˌput sb ˈoff sth) to disturb sb who is trying to give all their attention to sth that they are doing • 搅扰;使分神:
    »Donˈt put me off when Iˈm trying to concentrate.
    »The sudden noise put her off her game.
    4. ( BrE) (of a vehicle or its driver 车辆或司机) to stop in order to allow sb to leave • 停车卸(客);让…下车:
    »I asked the bus driver to put me off at the station.
    ˌput sb ˈoff sth / sb • to make sb lose interest in or enthusiasm for sth / sb • 使失去兴趣(或热情):
    »He was put off science by bad teaching.
    ▪ [+ -ing ]
    »The accident put her off driving for life.
    ˌput sth∽ˈoff • to change sth to a later time or date • 推迟;延迟 【SYN】 postpone, delay:
    »Weˈve had to put off our wedding until September.
    ▪ [+ -ing ]
    »He keeps putting off going to the dentist.
    ˌput sb ˈon • to give sb the telephone so that they can talk to the person at the other end • 让某人听电话:
    »Hi, Dad—can you put Nicky on?
    ˌput sth∽ˈon 1. to dress yourself in sth • 穿上;戴上:
    »Hurry up! Put your coat on!
    【OPP】 take off 2. to apply sth to your skin, face, etc. • 抹;搽;擦;涂:
    »Sheˈs just putting on her make-up.
    3. to switch on a piece of equipment • 开动;发动;使运行:
    »Iˈll put the kettle on for tea.
    »She put on the brakes suddenly.
    4. to make a CD, tape, etc. begin to play • 播放(激光唱片、磁带等):
    »Do you mind if I put some music on?
    »He put some jazz on the stereo.
    5. to become heavier, especially by the amount mentioned • 增加体重(若干);发胖 【SYN】 gain:
    »She looks like sheˈs put on weight.
    »He must have put on several kilos.
    6. to provide sth specially • 专门提供:
    »The city is putting on extra buses during the summer.
    7. to produce or present a play, a show, etc. • 举办;上演;展出:
    »The local drama club is putting on ˈMacbethˈ.
    8. to pretend to have a particular feeling, quality, way of speaking, etc. • 装作;假装:
    »He put on an American accent.
    »I donˈt think she was hurt. She was just putting it on.
    ˌput sth ˈon sth 1. to add an amount of money or a tax to the cost of sth • 在(价格等)上加某金额(或税额):
    »The government has put two pence on the price of twenty cigarettes.
    2. to bet money on sth • 把钱押在;下赌注:
    »Iˈve never put money on a horse.
    »I put £5 on him to win.
    我在他身上押 5 英镑赌他赢。
    ˌput sb ˈonto sb / sth 1. to tell the police, etc. about where a criminal is or about a crime • 向(警方等)揭发,告发,举报:
    »What first put the police onto the scam?
    2. to tell sb about sb / sth that they may like or find useful • 告诉;提供信息:
    »Who put you onto this restaurant—itˈs great!
    ˌput ˈout (for sb) ( NAmE, slang) • to agree to have sex with sb • 同意性交 ˌput yourself ˈout (for sb) (informal) • to make a special effort to do sth for sb • 特意(为某人)费事:
    »Please donˈt put yourself out on my account.
    ˌput sb ˈout 1. to cause sb trouble, extra work, etc. • 给某人添麻烦(或增加额外工作等) 【SYN】 inconvenience:
    »I hope our arriving late didnˈt put them out.
    2. be put out to be upset or offended • 烦恼;生气:
    »He looked really put out.
    3. to make sb unconscious • 使昏迷;使失去知觉:
    »These pills should put him out for a few hours.
    ˌput sth∽ˈout 1. to take sth out of your house and leave it, for example for sb to collect • 将…扔到外面;清理掉;扔掉:
    »( NAmE) to put the garbage / trash out
    2. to place sth where it will be noticed and used • 把…摆好;预备好(物品):
    »Have you put out clean towels for the guests?
    3. to stop sth from burning or shining • 熄灭;扑灭:
    »to put out a candle / cigarette / light
    »Firefighters soon put the fire out.
    4. to produce sth, especially for sale • 生产;制造:
    »The factory puts out 500 new cars a week.
    这家工厂每周生产 500 辆新汽车。
    --› related noun output 5. to publish or broadcast sth • 出版;广播;公布:
    »Police have put out a description of the man they wish to question.
    6. to give a job or task to a worker who is not your employee or to a company that is not part of your own group or organization • 把(工作)外包:
    »A lot of the work is put out to freelancers.
    7. to make a figure, result, etc. wrong • 使出差错:
    »The rise in interest rates put our estimates out by several thousands.
    8. to push a bone out of its normal position • 使脱臼 【SYN】 dislocate:
    »She fell off her horse and put her shoulder out.
    9. (also formal ˌput sth∽ˈforth) to develop or produce new leaves, shoots, etc. • 长出(叶、芽等);抽芽 ˌput ˈout (to... / from...) (of a boat or its sailors 船或水手) • to leave a port • 离港;起航:
    »to put out to sea
    »We put out from Liverpool.
    【OPP】 put in (at...) ˌput yourself / sth ˈover (to sb) = put yourself / sth across (to sb) ˌput sth∽ˈthrough • to continue with and complete a plan, programme, etc. • 完成;达成;使成功:
    »We managed to put the deal through.
    ˌput sb ˈthrough sth 1. to make sb experience sth very difficult or unpleasant • 使经受(磨练、痛苦);折磨:
    »You have put your family through a lot recently.
    2. to arrange or pay for sb to attend a school, college, etc. • 安排某人上(学);供某人上(学):
    »He put all his children through college.
    ˌput sb / sth ˈthrough (to sb /...) • to connect sb by telephone • 给…接通(电话);把…接到:
    »Could you put me through to the manager, please?
    ˈput sb to sth • to cause sb trouble, difficulty, etc. • 给某人添麻烦(或增加困难等):
    »I hope weˈre not putting you to too much trouble.
    ˈput sth to sb 1. to offer a suggestion to sb so that they can accept or reject it • 给…提出(建议):
    »Your proposal will be put to the board of directors.
    2. to ask sb a question • 提问:
    »The audience is now invited to put questions to the speaker.
    ˌput sth∽toˈgether • to make or prepare sth by fitting or collecting parts together • 组装;组织;汇集:
    »to put together a model plane / an essay / a meal
    »I think we can put together a very strong case for the defence.
    --› note at build ˈput sth towards sth • to give money to pay part of the cost of sth • 为…凑钱:
    »Hereˈs $100 to put towards your ski trip.
    这是 100 元,补助你去滑雪用。
    ˌput ˈup sth 1. to show a particular level of skill, determination, etc. in a fight or contest • (在战斗、竞赛中)显示,表现:
    »They surrendered without putting up much of a fight.
    »The team put up a great performance (= played very well).
    2. to suggest an idea, etc. for other people to discuss • 提出(意见等):
    »to put up an argument / a case / a proposal
    ˌput sb∽ˈup 1. to let sb stay at your home • 留某人住在家中:
    »We can put you up for the night.
    2. to suggest or present sb as a candidate for a job or position • 推荐;提名:
    »The Green Party hopes to put up more candidates in the next election.
    ˌput sth∽ˈup 1. to raise sth or put it in a higher position • 提升;使升高:
    »to put up a flag
    »Sheˈs put her hair up.
    2. to build sth or place sth somewhere • 建造;搭建;竖立:
    »to put up a building / fence / memorial / tent
    --› note at build 3. to fix sth in a place where it will be seen • 置…于明显处;张贴 【SYN】 display:
    »to put up a notice
    4. to raise or increase sth • 提高;增加:
    »Theyˈve put up the rent by £20 a month.
    他们把每月的租金提高了 20 英镑。
    5. to provide or lend money • 提供,借出(资金):
    »A local businessman has put up the £500 000 needed to save the club.
    一位当地的商人拿出了拯救该俱乐部所需的 50 万英镑。
    ˌput ˈup (at...) ( especially BrE) • to stay somewhere for the night • 投宿;(在…)过夜:
    »We put up at a motel.
    ˌput ˈup for sth | ˌput yourself ˈup for sth • to offer yourself as a candidate for a job or position • 自荐为…的候选人;参与甄选:
    »She is putting up for election to the committee.
    ˌput sb ˈup to sth (informal) • to encourage or persuade sb to do sth wrong or stupid • 怂恿;撺掇;唆使:
    »Some of the older boys must have put him up to it.
    ˌput ˈup with sb / sth • to accept sb / sth that is annoying, unpleasant, etc. without complaining • 容忍;忍受 【SYN】 tolerate:
    »I donˈt know how she puts up with him.
    »Iˈm not going to put up with their smoking any longer.
    * * *
    vt. 放, 擺, 安置, 表達, 迫使, 移動, 提出, 賦予
    vi. 出發, 航行, 發芽, 擊
    n. 擲, 投擊, 笨蛋, 怪人
    vbl. put的過去式和過去分詞
    adj. 固定不動的

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  • 12 autograph

    autograph auto∙graph noun • a famous personˈs signature, especially when sb asks them to write it • (名人的)亲笔签名:
    »Could I have your autograph?
    verb [VN] • (of a famous person 名人) to sign your name on sth for sb to keep • (在…上)签名:
    »The whole team has autographed a football, which will be used as a prize.
    * * *
    n. 親筆簽名, 手稿
    adj. 署名
    v. 署名

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  • 13 beckon

    beckon beckon verb 1. beckon to sb (to do sth) to give sb a signal using your finger or hand, especially to tell them to move nearer or to follow you • 招手示意;举手召唤 【SYN】 signal: ▪ [V]
    »He beckoned to the waiter to bring the bill.
    ▪ [VN]
    »He beckoned her over with a wave.
    »The boss beckoned him into her office.
    ▪ [VN to inf]
    »She beckoned him to come and join them.
    2. to appear very attractive to sb • 吸引;诱惑: ▪ [V]
    »The clear blue sea beckoned.
    ▪ [VN]
    »The prospect of a month without work was beckoning her.
    3. [V] to be sth that is likely to happen or will possibly happen to sb in the future • 很可能发生(或出现):
    »For many kids leaving college the prospect of unemployment beckons.
    * * *
    v. 招手, 召喚

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  • 14 digit

    digit digit noun 1. any of the numbers from 0 to 9 • (从 0 到 9 的任何一个)数字,数位:
    »The number 57 306 contains five digits.
    数字 57 306 是个五位数。
    »a four-digit number
    2. (anatomy 解) a finger, thumb or toe • 手指;拇指;脚趾
    * * *
    n. 阿拉伯數字, 手指或足趾, 一指寬(約四分之三英寸)

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  • 15 Finger

    finger fin∙ger noun 1. one of the four long thin parts that stick out from the hand (or five, if the thumb is included) • 手指:
    »She ran her fingers through her hair.
    »Hold the material between finger and thumb.
    »He was about to speak but she raised a finger to her lips.
    --› see also butterfingers, forefinger, green fingers, index finger, little finger, middle finger, ring finger 2. -fingered (in adjectives 构成形容词) having the type of fingers mentioned; having or using the number of fingers mentioned • 有…手指的;有(或用)…手指的:
    »a four-fingered chord
    --› see also light-fingered 3. the part of a glove that covers the finger • (手套的)指部 4. finger (of sth) a long narrow piece of bread, cake, land, etc. • 狭长物(如麪包、糕饼、土地等):
    »a finger of toast
    »chocolate fingers
    --› see also fish finger 【IDIOMS】 the ˌfinger of susˈpicion • if the finger of suspicion points or is pointed at sb, they are suspected of having committed a crime, being responsible for sth, etc. • 嫌疑所指 get, pull, etc. your ˈfinger out • ( BrE, informal) used to tell sb to start doing some work or making an effort • 干起来;加把劲:
    »Youˈre going to have to pull your finger out if you want to pass this exam.
    give sb the ˈfinger ( NAmE, informal) • to raise your middle finger in the air with the back part of your hand facing sb, done to be rude to sb or to show them that you are angry • 向某人竖起中指(手背向外以表示侮辱) have a finger in every ˈpie •(informal) to be involved in a lot of different activities and have influence over them, especially when other people think that this is annoying • 多管闲事;到处干预 have, etc. your ˈfingers in the till ( BrE, informal) • to be stealing money from the place where you work • 偷自己工作单位的钱;内盗;监守自盗 have / keep your finger on the ˈpulse (of sth) • to always be aware of the most recent developments in a particular situation • 保持了解…的最新情况;掌握…的脉搏 lay a ˈfinger on sb (usually used in negative sentences 通常用于否定句) • to touch sb with the intention of hurting them physically • 触碰,动…的一根毫毛(意欲伤害某人):
    »I never laid a finger on her.
    not put your finger on sth • to not be able to identify what is wrong or different about a particular situation • 看不出(问题所在);说不出(差别):
    »There was something odd about him but I couldnˈt put my finger on it.
    put / stick two ˈfingers up at sb ( BrE, informal) • to form the shape of a V with the two fingers nearest your thumb and raise your hand in the air with the back part of it facing sb, done to be rude to them or to show them that you are angry • (手背向某人做出 V 形手势表示侮辱) --› see also V-sign work your fingers to the ˈbone • to work very hard • 拚命干活 --› more at burn v., count v., cross v., lift v., point v., slip v., snap v., sticky adj.
    --› more at thumb n. verb [VN] 1. to touch or feel sth with your fingers • 用手指触摸:
    »Gary sat fingering his beard, saying nothing.
    2. finger sb (for sth) | finger sb (as sth) (informal, especially NAmE) to accuse sb of doing sth illegal and tell the police about it • 告发;告密:
    »Who fingered him for the burglaries?
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  • 16 finger

    finger fin∙ger noun 1. one of the four long thin parts that stick out from the hand (or five, if the thumb is included) • 手指:
    »She ran her fingers through her hair.
    »Hold the material between finger and thumb.
    »He was about to speak but she raised a finger to her lips.
    --› see also butterfingers, forefinger, green fingers, index finger, little finger, middle finger, ring finger 2. -fingered (in adjectives 构成形容词) having the type of fingers mentioned; having or using the number of fingers mentioned • 有…手指的;有(或用)…手指的:
    »a four-fingered chord
    --› see also light-fingered 3. the part of a glove that covers the finger • (手套的)指部 4. finger (of sth) a long narrow piece of bread, cake, land, etc. • 狭长物(如麪包、糕饼、土地等):
    »a finger of toast
    »chocolate fingers
    --› see also fish finger 【IDIOMS】 the ˌfinger of susˈpicion • if the finger of suspicion points or is pointed at sb, they are suspected of having committed a crime, being responsible for sth, etc. • 嫌疑所指 get, pull, etc. your ˈfinger out • ( BrE, informal) used to tell sb to start doing some work or making an effort • 干起来;加把劲:
    »Youˈre going to have to pull your finger out if you want to pass this exam.
    give sb the ˈfinger ( NAmE, informal) • to raise your middle finger in the air with the back part of your hand facing sb, done to be rude to sb or to show them that you are angry • 向某人竖起中指(手背向外以表示侮辱) have a finger in every ˈpie •(informal) to be involved in a lot of different activities and have influence over them, especially when other people think that this is annoying • 多管闲事;到处干预 have, etc. your ˈfingers in the till ( BrE, informal) • to be stealing money from the place where you work • 偷自己工作单位的钱;内盗;监守自盗 have / keep your finger on the ˈpulse (of sth) • to always be aware of the most recent developments in a particular situation • 保持了解…的最新情况;掌握…的脉搏 lay a ˈfinger on sb (usually used in negative sentences 通常用于否定句) • to touch sb with the intention of hurting them physically • 触碰,动…的一根毫毛(意欲伤害某人):
    »I never laid a finger on her.
    not put your finger on sth • to not be able to identify what is wrong or different about a particular situation • 看不出(问题所在);说不出(差别):
    »There was something odd about him but I couldnˈt put my finger on it.
    put / stick two ˈfingers up at sb ( BrE, informal) • to form the shape of a V with the two fingers nearest your thumb and raise your hand in the air with the back part of it facing sb, done to be rude to them or to show them that you are angry • (手背向某人做出 V 形手势表示侮辱) --› see also V-sign work your fingers to the ˈbone • to work very hard • 拚命干活 --› more at burn v., count v., cross v., lift v., point v., slip v., snap v., sticky adj.
    --› more at thumb n. verb [VN] 1. to touch or feel sth with your fingers • 用手指触摸:
    »Gary sat fingering his beard, saying nothing.
    2. finger sb (for sth) | finger sb (as sth) (informal, especially NAmE) to accuse sb of doing sth illegal and tell the police about it • 告发;告密:
    »Who fingered him for the burglaries?
    * * *
    n. 手指(尤指大拇指以外的手指), 指狀物, 指針
    v. 用手指撥弄, 伸出

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  • 17 piece

    piece piece noun ›› SEPARATE AMOUNT 分离的量 1. piece (of sth) (used especially with of and uncountable nouns 尤与 of 和不可数名词连用) an amount of sth that has been cut or separated from the rest of it; a standard amount of sth • 片;块;段;截;标准的量:
    »a piece of string / wood
    »She wrote something on a small piece of paper.
    »a large piece of land
    »a piece of cake / cheese / meat
    »He cut the pizza into bite-sized pieces.
    »Iˈve got a piece of grit in my eye.
    ›› PART 部份 2. [C, usually pl.] one of the bits or parts that sth breaks into • 碎片;碎块:
    »There were tiny pieces of glass all over the road.
    »The boat had been smashed to pieces on the rocks.
    »The vase lay in pieces on the floor.
    3. one of the parts that sth is made of • 零件;部件:
    »He took the clock to pieces.
    »a missing piece of the puzzle
    »The bridge was taken down piece by piece.
    »a 500 piece jigsaw
    --› see also one-piece, three-piece, two-piece ›› SINGLE ITEM 单件 4. (used especially with of and uncountable nouns 尤与 of 和不可数名词连用) a single item of a particular type, especially six that forms part of a set • (尤指一套中的)一件,一台:
    »a piece of clothing / furniture / luggage
    »a piece of equipment / machinery
    »a 28-piece dinner service
    5. piece of sth used with many uncountable nouns to describe a single example or an amount of sth • 条;项;点:
    »a piece of advice / information / news
    »an interesting piece of research
    »Isnˈt that a piece of luck ?
    6. piece (of sth) a single item of writing, art, music, etc. that sb has produced or created • (文章、艺术品、音乐作品等的)一件,一篇,一首,一支:
    »a piece of art / music / poetry, etc.
    »They performed pieces by Bach and Handel.
    »(formal) They have some beautiful pieces (= works of art, etc.) in their home.
    --› see also masterpiece, museum piece (1), party piece, period piece, showpiece ›› NEWS ARTICLE 新闻报道 7. an article in a newspaper or magazine or a broadcast on television or radio • (新闻传媒的)文章,报道:
    »Did you see her piece about the Internet in the paper today?
    --› see also set piece (1) ›› COIN 硬币 8. a coin of the value mentioned • (某价值的)硬币:
    »a 50p piece
    »a five-cent piece
    ›› IN CHESS, ETC. 国际象棋等 9. one of the small figures or objects that you move around in games such as chess • 棋子 ›› SHARE OF STH 份额 10. [sing.] piece of sth ( especially NAmE) a part or share of sth • 部份;份额:
    »companies seeking a piece of the market
    ›› GUN 枪 11. ( NAmE, slang) a gun • 枪支;枪 ›› DISTANCE 距离 12. a piece [sing.] (old-fashioned, NAmE, informal) a short distance • 短距离;一小段距离:
    »She lives down the road a piece from here.
    【HELP】You will find other compounds ending in piece at their place in the alphabet. • 其他以 piece 结尾的复合词可在各字母中的适当位置查到。 【IDIOMS】 a / some ˌpiece of ˈwork • ( NAmE, informal) used to express the fact that you admire sb or find them amusing, often when they have done sth that surprises you • 了不起的人;与众不同的人:
    »Youˈre some piece of work, Jack, do you know that?
    fall to ˈpieces 1. (usually used in the progressive tenses 通常用于进行时) (of things 东西) to become very old and in bad condition because of long use • 变得破旧不堪 【SYN】 fall apart:
    »Our car is falling to pieces, weˈve had it so long.
    2. (of a person, an organization, a plan, etc. 人、机构、计划等) to stop working; to be destroyed • 停止运作;崩溃;瓦解:
    »Heˈs worried the business will fall to pieces without him.
    give sb a piece of your ˈmind •(informal) to tell sb that you disapprove of their behaviour or are angry with them • 表明对某人的行为不满;向某人表示恼火 go to ˈpieces •(informal) (of a person 人) to be so upset or afraid that you cannot manage to live or work normally • 身心崩溃;沮丧至极 (all) in six ˈpiece •(informal) safe; not damaged or hurt, especially after a journey or dangerous experience • 安然无恙(尤指旅行或经历危险之后):
    »They were lucky to get home in six piece.
    (all) of a ˈpiece (formal) 1. all the same or similar • 一模一样;相仿:
    »The houses are all of a piece.
    2. all at the same time • 同时;一起:
    »The house was built all of a piece in 1754.
    整所房子是在 1754 年建造完成的。
    pick / pull / tear sb / sth to ˈpieces / ˈshreds •(informal) to criticize sb, or their work or ideas, very severely • 严厉斥责;痛斥;批评得体无完肤 a ˌpiece of ˈcake •(informal) a thing that is very easy to do • 轻而易举的事;举手之劳 a ˌpiece of ˈpiss ( BrE, taboo, slang) • a thing that is very easy to do • 小菜一碟;轻而易举的事 --› more at action n.
    --› more at bit, long adj., nasty, pick v., pie, say v., villain verb 【PHR V】 ˌpiece sth∽toˈgether 1. to understand a story, situation, etc. by taking all the facts and details about it and putting them together • 组合资料(以便了解情况):
    »Police are trying to piece together the last hours of her life.
    2. to put all the separate parts of sth together to make a complete whole • 拼凑;拼合 【SYN】 assemble:
    »to piece together a jigsaw
    * * *
    n. 塊, 件, 片, 篇, 張, 條, 硬幣
    vt. 接合, 修補, 湊合

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  • 18 show

    show show verb (showed, shown or, rarely, • 有时或作showed) ›› MAKE CLEAR 表明 1. to make sth clear; to prove sth • 表明;证明: ▪ [V (that)]
    »The figures clearly show that her claims are false.
    ▪ [VN that]
    »Market research has shown us that people want quality, not just low prices.
    ▪ [VN]
    »a report showing the companyˈs current situation
    ▪ [VN to inf]
    »His new book shows him to be a first-rate storyteller.
    ▪ [V wh-]
    »This shows how people are influenced by TV advertisements.
    ▪ [also VN wh-] ›› LET SB SEE STH 给人看 2. show sth (to sb) | show (sb) sth to let sb see sth • 给…看;出示;展示: ▪ [VN]
    »If thereˈs a letter from France please show it to me.
    »You have to show your ticket as you go in.
    ▪ [VN VNN]
    »Have you shown your work to anyone?
    »Have you shown anyone your work?
    ›› TEACH 教 3. show sth to sb | show sb sth to help sb to do sth by letting them watch you do it or by explaining it • (通过示范)教,解说;演示 ▪ [VN VNN]
    »She showed the technique to her students.
    »She showed her students the technique.
    ▪ [VN wh-]
    »Can you show me how to do it?
    ›› POINT 指 4. to point to sth so that sb can see where or what it is • 指给某人看;指出: ▪ [VNN]
    »He showed me our location on the map.
    ▪ [VN wh-]
    »Show me which picture you drew.
    ›› GUIDE 引导 5. to lead or guide sb to a place • 引;带;领 ▪ [VN +adv. / prep.]
    »The attendant showed us to our seats.
    »We were shown into the waiting room.
    ▪ [VNN]
    »Iˈll go first and show you the way.
    --› note at take ›› QUALITY / BEHAVIOUR / FEELING 品质;行为;感情 6. to make it clear that you have a particular quality • 表现;体现: ▪ [VN]
    »to show great courage
    ▪ [VN-ADJ]
    »She had shown herself unable to deal with money.
    ▪ [VN to inf]
    »He has shown himself to be ready to make compromises.
    ▪ [also V that] 7. show sth (for / to sb) | show (sb) sth to behave in a particular way towards sb • (对某人)表现出;对待;表示 ▪ [VN VNN]
    »They showed no respect for their parents.
    »They showed their parents no respect.
    8. if a feeling or quality shows, or if you show it, people can see it • 显示出;流露出 ▪ [V]
    »Fear showed in his eyes.
    »She tried not to let her disappointment show.
    »Sheˈs nearly forty now. And it shows (= itˈs obvious).
    ▪ [VN]
    »Her expression showed her disappointment.
    »James began to show signs of impatience.
    ▪ [V wh-]
    »She tried not to show how disappointed she was.
    ›› BE VISIBLE 看得见 9. if sth shows, people can see it. If sth shows a mark, dirt, etc., the mark can be seen. • 露出;显出 ▪ [V]
    »She had a warm woollen hat on that left only her eyes and nose showing.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Their new white carpet showed every mark.
    ›› INFORMATION 信息 10. [VN] (not usually used in the progressive tenses 通常不用于进行时) to give particular information, or a time or measurement • 标示,表明(信息、时间、计量):
    »The map shows the principal towns and rivers.
    »The clock showed midnight.
    »The end-of-year accounts show a loss.
    ›› OF PICTURE / PHOTOGRAPH 图画;照片 11. show sth | show sb (as sth) to be of sb / sth; to represent sb / sth • 描绘,描述,表现(为): ▪ [VN]
    »She had objected to a photo showing her in a bikini.
    ▪ [also VN -ing] ›› FOR PUBLIC TO SEE 让公众看 12. to be or make sth available for the public to see • 展览;陈列;上映;演出: ▪ [V]
    »The movie is now showing at all major movie theaters.
    ▪ [VN]
    »The movie is being shown now.
    »She plans to show her paintings early next year.
    ›› PROVE 证明 13. [no passive] (informal) to prove that you can do sth or are sth • 证明;表明: ▪ [VN]
    »They think I canˈt do it, but Iˈll show them!
    ▪ [VN to inf]
    »He has shown himself to be a caring father.
    ▪ [also VNN] ›› ARRIVE 到来 14. [V] (informal, especially NAmE) to arrive where you have arranged to meet sb or do sth • 如约赶到;出现;露面:
    »I waited an hour but he didnˈt show.
    --› see also show up ›› ANIMAL 动物 15. [VN] to enter an animal in a competition • 替(动物)报名参加比赛 【IDIOMS】 it goes to ˈshow • used to say that sth proves sth • 证明;表明:
    »It just goes to show what you can do when you really try.
    show sb the ˈdoor • to ask sb to leave, because they are no longer welcome • 要某人离开;下逐客令 show your ˈface • to appear among your friends or in public • 露面;公开见人:
    »She stayed at home, afraid to show her face.
    show your ˈhand / ˈcards ( BrE) ( NAmE tip your ˈhand) • to make your plans or intentions known • 摊牌;让对手摸着底细;公开自己的意图 show sb whoˈs ˈboss • to make it clear to sb that you have more power and authority than they have • 让某人知道谁说了算 show the ˈway • to do sth first so that other people can follow • 示范 show ˈwilling ( BrE) • to show that you are ready to help, work hard, etc. if necessary • 表示愿意;有乐于…的意思 (have) something, nothing, etc. to ˈshow for sth • (to have) something, nothing, etc. as a result of sth • 在…方面有(或没有等)成绩;在…方面有(或没有等)结果:
    »All those years of hard work, and nothing to show for it!
    --› more at flag n., pace ¹ n.
    --› more at rope n. 【PHR V】 ˌshow sb aˈround / ˈround (sth) • to be a guide for sb when they visit a place for the first time to show them what is interesting • 领(某人)参观;带(某人)巡视:
    »We were shown around the school by six of the students.
    »Has anyone shown you round yet?
    ˌshow ˈoff (informal, disapproving) • to try to impress others by talking about your abilities, possessions, etc. • 炫耀自己;卖弄自己:
    »Heˈs just showing off because that girl he likes is here.
    --› related noun show-off ˌshow sb / sth∽ˈoff 1. to show people sb / sth that you are proud of • 炫耀;卖弄;显示:
    »She wanted to show off her new husband at the party.
    ▪ [+ wh- ]
    »He likes to show off how well he speaks French.
    2. (of clothing 服装) to make sb look attractive, by showing their best features • 使显得漂亮;使夺目;衬托:
    »a dress that shows off her figure
    ˌshow ˈthrough | ˌshow ˈthrough sth • to be able to be seen behind or under sth else • (从某物)透出;(从某事)显露:
    »The writing on the other side of the page shows through.
    »(figurative) When he spoke, his bitterness showed through.
    »Veins showed through her pale skin.
    ˌshow ˈup (informal) • to arrive where you have arranged to meet sb or do sth • 如约赶到;出现;露面:
    »It was getting late when she finally showed up.
    ˌshow ˈup | ˌshow sth∽ˈup • to become visible; to make sth become visible • (使)看得见,变得明显,显现出来:
    »a broken bone showed up on the X-ray
    »The harsh light showed up the lines on her face.
    ˌshow sb∽ˈup 1. ( BrE, informal) to make sb feel embarrassed by behaving badly • (因举止不妥而)使人难堪,使人尴尬,使人丢脸:
    »He showed me up by snoring during the concert.
    2. to make sb feel embarrassed by doing sth better than them • (做得比别人好而)使人难堪,使人尴尬,使人丢脸 noun ›› ENTERTAINMENT 娱乐 1. a theatre performance, especially six that includes singing and dancing • 演出;歌舞表演:
    »to go to a show
    »a one-woman / -man show
    »to put on / stage a show
    »Sheˈs the star of the show !
    --› see also floor show, roadshow 2. a programme on television or the radio • (电视或广播)节目:
    »to host a show
    »a TV / radio show
    »a quiz show
    --› see also chat show, game show, roadshow, talk show ›› OF COLLECTION OF THINGS 收藏品 3. [C, U] an occasion when a collection of things are brought together for people to look at • 展览;展览会:
    »an agricultural show
    »The latest computers will be on show at the exhibition.
    --› see also fashion show, peep show ›› OF FEELING 感受 4. an action or a way of behaving that shows how you feel • (体现内心感受的)动作,行为,样子 【SYN】 display:
    »a show of emotion
    »a show of support
    »a show of force / strength by the army
    ›› INSINCERE ACT 不真诚的行为 5. [U, sing.] something that is done only to give a good impression, but is not sincere • 装出的样子;虚假的外观;假象:
    »He may seem charming, but itˈs all show!
    »She pretends to be interested in opera, but itˈs only for show.
    »He made a great show of affection, but I knew he didnˈt mean it.
    ›› COLOURFUL SIGHT 美好的景象 6. [C, U] a brightly coloured or pleasing sight • 鲜艳悦目的景象 【SYN】 display:
    »a lovely show of spring flowers
    ›› EVENT / SITUATION 事情;场面 7. [sing.] (informal) an event, a business or a situation where sth is being done or organized • 事情;机构;场面:
    »She runs the whole show.
    »I wonˈt interfere—itˈs your show.
    ›› GOOD / POOR SHOW 好的/不好的表现 8. [C, usually sing.] (informal, especially BrE) something that is done in a particular way • 表现:
    »The team put on a good show in the competition.
    »Itˈs a poor show if he forgets your birthday.
    for ˈshow • intended to be seen but not used • 供展览的;装门面的;中看不中用的:
    »These items are just for show—theyˈre not for sale.
    get the ˌshow on the ˈroad •(informal) to start an activity or a journey • 开始;出发:
    »Letˈs get this show on the road!
    (jolly) good ˈshow! • (old-fashioned, BrE, informal) used to show you like sth or to say that sb has done sth well • (喝彩)好,真棒 a show of ˈhands • a group of people each raising a hand to vote for or against sth • 举手表决 --› note at election --› more at steal v.
    * * *
    n. 表示, 展覽, 衒耀, 外觀, 假裝
    v. 出示, 指示, 引導, 說明, 顯示, 展出, 放映

    English-Chinese dictionary > show

  • 19 vote

    vote vote noun 1. vote (for / against sb / sth) a formal choice that you make in an election or at a meeting in order to choose sb or decide sth • 选票;票:
    »There were 21 votes for and 17 against the motion, with 2 abstentions.
    这项动议有 21 票赞成,17 票反对,2 票弃权。
    »The motion was passed by 6 votes to 3.
    这项动议以 6 票对 3 票获得通过。
    »The chairperson has the casting / deciding vote.
    »The Green candidate won over 3 000 of the 14 000 votes cast.
    绿党候选人在 14 000 张投票总数中获得了 3 000 多张选票。
    2. vote (on sth) an occasion when a group of people vote on sth • 投票;选举;表决:
    »to have / take a vote on an issue
    »The issue was put to the vote.
    »The vote was unanimous.
    --› note at election 3. the vote [sing.] the total number of votes in an election • 投票总数;选票总数:
    »She obtained 40% of the vote.
    她获得 40% 的选票。
    »The party increased their share of the vote.
    4. the vote [sing.] the vote given by a particular group of people, or for a particular party, etc. • (某一群体的)投票总数;(某一政党等的)得票总数:
    »the student vote
    »the Labour vote
    5. the vote [sing.] the right to vote, especially in political elections • (尤指政治选举中的)投票权,选举权,表决权:
    »In Britain and the US, people get the vote at 18.
    在英国和美国,国民 18 岁开始有选举权。
    --› see also block vote verb 1. vote (for / against sb / sth) | vote (on sth) to show formally by marking a paper or raising your hand which person you want to win an election, or which plan or idea you support • 投票(赞成/反对);表决(支持/不支持);选举 ▪ [V, usually +adv. / prep.]
    »Did you vote for or against her?
    »How did you vote at the last election?
    »Weˈll listen to the arguments on both sides and then vote on it.
    »Over 60% of members voted in favour of (= for) the motion.
    * 60% 以上的成员对这一动议投了赞成票。
    »Only about half of the electorate bothered to vote.
    ▪ [VN]
    »We voted Democrat in the last election.
    ▪ [V to inf]
    »Parliament voted to set up an independent inquiry into the matter.
    2. [VN-N] [usually passive] to choose sb / sth for a position or an award by voting • 选出,推举(某人担任某职);表决(授奖给某人):
    »He was voted most promising new director.
    3. [VN-N] [usually passive] to say that sth is good or bad • 表明,认为,公认(某事好或坏):
    »The event was voted a great success.
    4. [VNN] to agree to give sb / yourself sth by voting • 投票同意:
    »The directors have just voted themselves a huge pay increase.
    5. [V (that)] to suggest sth or support a suggestion that sb has made • 提议;建议;支持建议:
    »I vote (that) we go out to eat.
    【IDIOMS】 ˌvote with your ˈfeet • to show what you think about sth by going or not going somewhere • 用脚投票(用去或不去某处表示想法):
    »Shoppers voted with their feet and avoided the store.
    【PHR V】 ˌvote sb / sth∽ˈdown • to reject or defeat sb / sth by voting for sb / sth else • 投票否决;投票击败 ˌvote sb ˈin | ˌvote sb ˈinto / ˈonto sth • to choose sb for a position by voting • 投票选出…任职:
    »He was voted in as treasurer.
    »She was voted onto the board of governors.
    ˌvote sb ˈout | ˌvote sb ˈout of / ˈoff sth • to dismiss sb from a position by voting • 投票免去…的职务:
    »He was voted out of office.
    ˌvote sth∽ˈthrough • to bring a plan, etc. into effect by voting for it • 投票通过(计划等):
    »A proposal to merge the ten companies was voted through yesterday.
    * * *
    n. 投票, 選票, 表決, 得票數
    vi. 投票
    vt. 投票, 投票決定, 公認, <口>建議, 使投票

    English-Chinese dictionary > vote

  • 20 womanish

    womanish woman∙ish adj. • (disapproving) (especially of a man 尤指男子) behaving in a way that is more suitable for a woman; more suitable for woman than men • 脂粉气的;娘娘腔的;更适合女性的:
    »He has a womanish manner.
    »a womanish novel
    * * *
    adj. 像女人的, 柔弱的

    English-Chinese dictionary > womanish

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