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  • 1 一次一点儿地

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 一次一点儿地

  • 2 一点儿


    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 一点儿

  • 3 一种儿科X线诊断仪

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 一种儿科X线诊断仪

  • 4 胎儿出血到双胎的另一胎儿

    Medical Chinese dictionary (湘雅医学词典) > 胎儿出血到双胎的另一胎儿

  • 5 break

    break break verb (broke broken) ›› IN PIECES 破碎 1. break (sth) (in / into sth) to be damaged and separated into two or more parts, as a result of force; to damage sth in this way • (使)破,裂,碎: ▪ [V]
    »All the windows broke with the force of the blast.
    »She dropped the plate and it broke into pieces.
    ▪ [VN]
    »to break a cup / window
    »She fell off a ladder and broke her arm.
    »He broke the chocolate in two.
    ›› STOP WORKING 停止运转 2. to stop working as a result of being damaged; to damage sth and stop it from working • 弄坏;损坏;坏掉: ▪ [V]
    »My watch has broken.
    ▪ [VN]
    »I think Iˈve broken the washing machine.
    ›› SKIN 皮肤 3. [VN] to cut the surface of the skin and make it bleed • 弄破;使流血:
    »The dog bit me but didnˈt break the skin.
    ›› LAW / PROMISE 法律;承诺 4. [VN] to do sth that is against the law; to not keep a promise, etc. • 违犯;背弃:
    »to break the law / rules / conditions
    »to break an agreement / a contract / a promise / your word
    »to break an appointment (= not to come to it)
    »He was breaking the speed limit (= travelling faster than the law allows).
    ›› STOP FOR SHORT TIME 暂停 5. break (for sth) to stop doing sth for a while, especially when it is time to eat or have a drink • 稍停;暂停: ▪ [V]
    »Letˈs break for lunch.
    ▪ [VN]
    »a broken nightˈs sleep (= a night during which you often wake up)
    »( especially BrE) We broke our journey in Oxford (= stopped in Oxford on the way to the place we were going to).
    ›› END STH 中断 6. [VN] to interrupt sth so that it ends suddenly • 打断;中断:
    »She broke the silence by coughing.
    »A tree broke his fall (= stopped him as he was falling).
    »The phone rang and broke my train of thought.
    7. [VN] to make sth end by using force or strong action • 强行终止;破坏:
    »an attempt to break the year-long siege
    »Management has not succeeded in breaking the strike.
    8. [VN] to end a connection with sth or a relationship with sb • 终止,断绝(关系、联系):
    »He broke all links with the Communist party.
    ›› ESCAPE 逃跑 9. [V +adv. / prep.] break free (from sb / sth) (of a person or an object 人或物体) to get away from or out of a position in which they are stuck or trapped • 逃脱;挣脱:
    »He finally managed to break free from his attacker.
    ›› DESTROY, BE DESTROYED 毁坏;被毁坏 10. to destroy sth or make sb / sth weaker; to become weak or be destroyed • (被)摧毁,削弱: ▪ [VN]
    »to break sbˈs morale / resistance / resolve / spirit
    »The government was determined to break the power of the trade unions.
    »The scandal broke him (= ruined his reputation and destroyed his confidence).
    ▪ [V]
    »She broke under questioning (= was no longer able to bear it) and confessed to everything.
    ›› MAKE SB FEEL BAD 使难过 11. [VN] to make sb feel so sad, lonely, etc. that they cannot live a normal life • 使心碎;使十分悲伤;使孤寂:
    »The death of his wife broke him completely.
    ›› OF WEATHER 天气 12. [V] to change suddenly, usually after a period when it has been fine • (常指好天气)突变 ›› SHOW OPENING 露出缝隙 13. [V] to show an opening • 露出缝隙;散开:
    »The clouds broke and the sun came out.
    ›› OF DAY / DAWN / STORM 白天;黎明;风暴 14. [V] when the day or dawn or a storm breaks, it begins • 开始;(风暴)发作:
    »Dawn was breaking when they finally left.
    --› see also daybreak ›› OF NEWS 消息 15. [V] if a piece of news breaks, it becomes known • 透露;传开:
    »There was a public outcry when the scandal broke.
    »breaking news (= news that is arriving about events that have just happened)
    16. [VN] break it / the news to sb to be the first to tell sb some bad news • (第一个将坏消息向某人)公布,透露,说出:
    »Whoˈs going to break it to her?
    »Iˈm sorry to be the one to break the news to you.
    ›› OF VOICE 嗓音 17. [V] if sbˈs voice breaks, it changes its tone because of emotion • (因激动)变调:
    »Her voice broke as she told us the dreadful news.
    18. [V] when a boyˈs voice breaks, it becomes permanently deeper at about the age of 13 or 14 • (指男孩在 13 或 14 岁时嗓音)变粗,变粗浑 ›› A RECORD 纪录 19. [VN] to do sth better, faster, etc. than anyone has ever done it before • 打破(纪录):
    »She had broken the world 100 metres record.
    她打破了 100 米世界纪录。
    »The movie broke all box-office records.
    ›› OF WAVES 波浪 20. [V] when waves break, they fall and are dissolved into foam, usually near land • 拍岸;迸溅:
    »the sound of waves breaking on the beach
    »The sea was breaking over the wrecked ship.
    ›› STH SECRET 秘密 21. [VN] to find the meaning of sth secret • 破译;破解:
    »to break a code
    ›› MONEY 钱 22. [VN] ( especially NAmE) to change a banknote for coins • 换成零钱;找开:
    »Can you break a twenty-dollar bill?
    【IDIOMS】Idioms containing break are at the entries for the nouns and adjectives in the idioms, for example break sbˈs heart is at heart. • 含 break 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 break sbˈs heart 在词条 heart 下。 【PHR V】 ˌbreak aˈway (from sb / sth) 1. to escape suddenly from sb who is holding you or keeping you prisoner • 突然挣脱;逃脱:
    »The prisoner broke away from his guards.
    2. to leave a political party, state, etc., especially to form a new one • 脱离,背叛(政党、国家等,尤指再组建新的):
    »The people of the province wished to break away and form a new state.
    --› related noun breakaway (1) 3. to move away from a crowd or group, especially in a race • (尤指赛跑)抢跑,甩掉:
    »She broke away from the pack and opened up a two-second lead.
    ˌbreak ˈdown 1. (of a machine or vehicle 机器或车辆) to stop working because of a fault • 出故障;坏掉:
    »The telephone system has broken down.
    »We (= the car) broke down on the freeway.
    --› related noun breakdown (1) 2. to fail • 失败:
    »Negotiations between the two sides have broken down.
    --› related noun breakdown (2) 3. to become very bad • 被搞垮;垮掉:
    »Her health broke down under the pressure of work.
    --› see also nervous breakdown 4. to lose control of your feelings and start crying • 情不自禁地哭起来:
    »He broke down and wept when he heard the news.
    5. to divide into parts to be analysed • 划分(以便分析):
    »Expenditure on the project breaks down as follows: wages $10m, plant $4m, raw materials $5m.
    这项工程的支出费用分项列明如下:工资 1 000 万元,设备 400 万元,原料 500 万元。
    --› related noun breakdown (3) ˌbreak sth∽ˈdown 1. to make sth fall down, open, etc. by hitting it hard • 打倒,砸破(某物):
    »Firefighters had to break the door down to reach the people trapped inside.
    2. to destroy sth or make it disappear, especially a particular feeling or attitude that sb has • 破坏,消除(尤指某种感情或态度):
    »to break down resistance / opposition
    »to break down sbˈs reserve / shyness
    »Attempts must be made to break down the barriers of fear and hostility which divide the two communities.
    3. to divide sth into parts in order to analyse it or make it easier to do • 把…分类;划分:
    »Break your expenditure down into bills, food and other.
    »Each lesson is broken down into several units.
    --› related noun breakdown (3) 4. to make a substance separate into parts or change into a different form in a chemical process • 使分解(为);使变化(成):
    »Sugar and starch are broken down in the stomach.
    --› related noun breakdown (4) ˈbreak for sth • to suddenly run towards sth when you are trying to escape • (试图逃脱)突然冲向;向…挣脱:
    »She had to hold him back as he tried to break for the door.
    ˌbreak ˈin • to enter a building by force • 强行进入;破门而入:
    »Burglars had broken in while we were away.
    --› related noun break-in ˌbreak sb / sth ˈin 1. to train sb / sth in sth new that they must do • 训练某人/某物;培训:
    »to break in new recruits
    »The young horse was not yet broken in (= trained to carry a rider).
    2. to wear sth, especially new shoes, until they become comfortable • 把…穿得合身,使舒适自如(尤指新鞋) ˌbreak ˈin (on sth) • to interrupt or disturb sth • 打断;搅扰:
    »She longed to break in on their conversation but didnˈt want to appear rude.
    ▪ [+ speech ]
    »ˈI didnˈt do it!ˈ she broke in.
    ˌbreak ˈinto sth 1. to enter a building by force; to open a car, etc. by force • 强行闯入;撬开(汽车等):
    »We had our car broken into last week.
    --› related noun break-in 2. to begin laughing, singing, etc. suddenly • 突然开始(笑、唱等):
    »As the Presidentˈs car drew up, the crowd broke into loud applause.
    3. to suddenly start running; to start running faster than before • 突然开始(跑);开始快跑:
    »He broke into a run when he saw the police.
    »Her horse broke into a trot.
    4. ( BrE) to use a banknote of high value to buy sth that costs less • 找开(大面值钞票买小额商品):
    »I had to break into a £20 to pay the bus fare.
    我只好找开一张 20 英镑的钞票买车票。
    5. to open and use sth that has been kept for an emergency • 启用(应急备用品):
    »They had to break into the emergency food supplies.
    6. to be successful when you get involved in sth • 成功参与;顺利打入:
    »The company is having difficulty breaking into new markets.
    ˌbreak ˈoff 1. to become separated from sth as a result of force • 断开;折断:
    »The back section of the plane had broken off.
    2. to stop speaking or stop doing sth for a time • 停顿;中断:
    »He broke off in the middle of a sentence.
    ˌbreak sth∽ˈoff 1. to separate sth, using force • 使折断:
    »She broke off a piece of chocolate and gave it to me.
    2. to end sth suddenly • 突然终止:
    »Britain threatened to break off diplomatic relations.
    »Theyˈve broken off their engagement.
    ˌbreak ˈout (of war, fighting or other unpleasant events 战争、打斗等不愉快事件) • to start suddenly • 突然开始;爆发:
    »They had escaped to America shortly before war broke out in 1939.
    * 1939 年战争爆发前不久他们逃到了美国。
    »Fighting had broken out between rival groups of fans.
    »Fire broke out during the night.
    --› related noun outbreak ˌbreak ˈout (of sth) • to escape from a place or situation • 逃离(某地);摆脱(某状况):
    »Several prisoners broke out of the jail.
    »She needed to break out of her daily routine and do something exciting.
    --› related noun breakout ˌbreak ˈout in sth • to suddenly become covered in sth • 突然布满某物:
    »Her face broke out in a rash.
    »He broke out in a cold sweat (= for example, through fear).
    ˌbreak ˈthrough • to make new and important discoveries • 作出新的重大发现;突破:
    »Scientists think they are beginning to break through in the fight against cancer.
    --› related noun breakthrough ˌbreak ˈthrough | ˌbreak ˈthrough sth 1. to make a way through sth using force • 冲破;突破:
    »Demonstrators broke through the police cordon.
    2. (of the sun or moon 太阳或月亮) to appear from behind clouds • 从云层后露出:
    »The sun broke through at last in the afternoon.
    ˌbreak ˈthrough sth • to succeed in dealing with an attitude that sb has and the difficulties it creates • 克服;战胜 【SYN】 overcome:
    »He had finally managed to break through her reserve.
    ˌbreak ˈup 1. to separate into smaller pieces • 粉碎;破碎:
    »The ship broke up on the rocks.
    2. to come to an end • 结束:
    »Their marriage has broken up.
    --› related noun break-up 3. to go away in different directions • 散开;解散:
    »The meeting broke up at eleven oˈclock.
    4. ( especially BrE) to begin the holidays when school closes at the end of a term • (学校)期终放假:
    »When do you break up for Christmas?
    5. ( BrE) to become very weak • 变得虚弱;垮掉:
    »He was breaking up under the strain.
    6. ( NAmE) to laugh very hard • 捧腹大笑:
    »Woody Allen makes me just break up.
    伍迪 · 艾伦令我几乎笑破肚皮。
    7. when a person who is talking on a mobile phone / cellphone breaks up, you can no longer hear them clearly because the signal has been interrupted • (打移动电话的人)声音不清(因信号受干扰) ˌbreak sth∽ˈup 1. to make sth separate into smaller pieces; to divide sth into smaller parts • 拆开;打散:
    »The ship was broken up for scrap metal.
    »Sentences can be broken up into clauses.
    2. to end a relationship, a company, etc. • 结束(关系);关闭(公司):
    »They decided to break up the partnership.
    --› related noun break-up 3. to make people leave sth or stop doing sth, especially by using force • (尤指用武力)迫使放弃(某事):
    »Police were called in to break up the fight.
    ˌbreak ˈup (with sb) • to end a relationship with sb • (同某人)绝交:
    »Sheˈs just broken up with her boyfriend.
    --› related noun break-up ˈbreak with sth • to end a connection with sth • 和某事终止关联;破除:
    »to break with tradition / old habits / the past
    noun ›› SHORT STOP / PAUSE 暂停;间歇 1. a short period of time when you stop what you are doing and rest, eat, etc. • 间歇;休息:
    »a coffee / lunch / tea break
    »Letˈs take a break.
    »a break for lunch
    »She worked all day without a break.
    2. (also ˈbreak time) (both BrE) ( NAmE re∙cess) a period of time between lessons at school • 课间休息:
    »Come and see me at break.
    3. a pause or period of time when sth stops before starting again • 间断;暂停:
    »a break in my daily routine
    »She wanted to take a career break in order to have children.
    4. a pause for advertisements in the middle of a television or radio programme • (电视或电台节目的)插播广告的间隙:
    »More news after the break.
    ›› HOLIDAY / VACATION 假期 5. a short holiday / vacation • 短期休假:
    »We had a weekend break in New York.
    »a well-earned break
    ›› CHANGE IN SITUATION 状况改变 6. [sing.] break (in sth) | break (with sb / sth) the moment when a situation that has existed for a time changes, ends or is interrupted • (持续一段时间的状况的)改变,终止,中断:
    »He needed to make a complete break with the past.
    »a break with tradition / convention (= a change from what is accepted, in sth such as art, behaviour, etc.)
    »a break in the weather (= a change from one type of weather to a different one)
    »a break in diplomatic relations
    ›› OPENING / SPACE 缝隙;空间 7. break (in sth) a space or an opening between two or more things • 间隔;缝隙:
    »We could see the moon through a break in the clouds.
    ›› OPPORTUNITY 机遇 8. (informal) an opportunity to do sth, usually to get sth that you want or to achieve success • 机会;机遇:
    »I got my lucky break when I won a ˈYoung Journalist of the Yearˈ competition.
    »Weˈve had a few bad breaks (= pieces of bad luck) along the way.
    ›› OF BONE 骨骼 9. a place where sth, especially a bone in your body, has broken • 破裂;骨折:
    »The X-ray showed there was no break in his leg.
    * X 光照片显示他的腿没有骨折。
    ›› IN TENNIS 网球 10. (also break of ˈserve) a win in a game in which your opponent is [u]serving
    • 接发球得分:
    »It was her second break in the set.
    »break point (= a situation in which, if you win the next point, you win the game)
    ›› IN BILLIARDS / SNOOKER 枱球;斯诺克 11. a series of successful shots by one player; the number of points scored in a series of successful shots • 接连击中;接连击中所得的分数:
    »Heˈs put together a magnificent break.
    »a 147 break (= the highest possible break in snooker)
    break of ˈday / ˈdawn •(literary) the moment in the early hours of the morning when it begins to get light • 破晓;黎明 give me a ˈbreak! • (informal) used when sb wants sb else to stop doing or saying sth that is annoying, or to stop saying sth that is not true • 别烦我了;别胡说了 give sb a ˈbreak • to give sb a chance; to not judge sb too severely • 给某人一次机会;不苛求某人:
    »Give the lad a break—itˈs only his second day on the job.
    make a ˈbreak for sth / for it • to run towards sth in order to try and escape • 向某处逃窜;试图逃跑:
    »He suddenly leapt up and made a break for the door.
    »They decided to make a break for it (= to try and escape) that night.
    --› more at clean adj.
    * * *
    n. 休息, 暫停, 破裂, 突變
    v. 打破, 違犯, 折斷, 削弱, 超過, 突變

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  • 6 cover

    cover cover verb ›› HIDE / PROTECT 隐藏;保护 1. [VN] cover sth (with sth) to place sth over or in front of sth in order to hide or protect it • 掩蔽;遮盖:
    »Cover the chicken loosely with foil.
    »She covered her face with her hands.
    »(figurative) He laughed to cover (= hide) his nervousness.
    --› note at hide ›› SPREAD OVER SURFACE 覆盖 2. [VN] to lie or spread over the surface of sth • 盖;覆盖:
    »Snow covered the ground.
    »Much of the country is covered by forest.
    3. [VN] cover sb / sth in / with sth to put or spread a layer of liquid, dust, etc. on sb / sth • 撒上,洒上,溅上(一层液体、尘土等):
    »The players were soon covered in mud.
    »The wind blew in from the desert and covered everything with sand.
    ›› INCLUDE 包括 4. [VN] to include sth; to deal with sth • 包括;包含;涉及;处理:
    »The survey covers all aspects of the business.
    »The lectures covered a lot of ground (= a lot of material, subjects, etc.).
    »the sales team covering the northern part of the country (= selling to people in that area)
    »Do the rules cover (= do they apply to) a case like this?
    ›› MONEY 钱币 5. [VN] to be or provide enough money for sth • 足以支付;够付:
    »$100 should cover your expenses.
    * 100 元该足够支付你的费用了。
    »Your parents will have to cover your tuition fees.
    »The show barely covered its costs.
    ›› DISTANCE / AREA 距离;面积 6. [VN] to travel the distance mentioned • 行走(一段路程):
    »By sunset we had covered thirty miles.
    »They walked for a long time and covered a good deal of ground.
    7. [VN] to spread over the area mentioned • 占(一片面积):
    »The reserve covers an area of some 1 140 square kilometres.
    保护区占地面积大约 1 140 平方公里。
    ›› REPORT NEWS 报道新闻 8. [VN] to report on an event for television, a newspaper, etc.; to show an event on television • 报道;电视报道:
    »Sheˈs covering the partyˈs annual conference.
    »The BBC will cover all the major games of the tournament.
    ›› FOR SB 代替某人 9. [V] cover for sb to do sbˈs work or duties while they are away • 代替,顶替,替补(某人工作或履行职责):
    »Iˈm covering for Jane while sheˈs on leave.
    10. [V] cover for sb to invent a lie or an excuse that will stop sb from getting into trouble • (为免他人陷入麻烦而用谎话或藉口)遮掩,掩盖,敷衍:
    »I have to go out for a minute—will you cover for me if anyone asks where I am?
    ›› WITH INSURANCE 保险 11. cover sb / sth (against / for sth) to protect sb against loss, injury, etc. by insurance • 给…保险: ▪ [VN]
    »Are you fully covered for fire and theft?
    ▪ [VN to inf]
    »Does this policy cover my husband to drive?
    ›› AGAINST BLAME 防遭指责 12. [VN] cover yourself (against sth) to take action in order to protect yourself against being blamed for sth • 采取行动(以使自己免遭责备):
    »One reason doctors take temperatures is to cover themselves against negligence claims.
    ›› WITH GUN 用枪 13. [VN] to protect sb by threatening to shoot at anyone who tries to attack them • 掩护:
    »Cover me while I move forward.
    14. [VN] to aim a gun at a place or person so that nobody can escape or shoot • 用枪瞄准(以致无人可逃跑或开枪):
    »The police covered the exits to the building.
    »Donˈt move—weˈve got you covered !
    ›› SONG 歌曲 15. [VN] to record a new version of a song that was originally recorded by another band or singer • 翻唱(原来由另一乐队或歌手演唱的歌曲):
    »Theyˈve covered an old Rolling Stones number.
    【IDIOMS】 cover all the ˈbases • to consider and deal with all the things that could happen or could be needed when you are arranging sth • 考虑周全;面面俱到 cover your ˈback •(informal) ( NAmE also cover your ˈass taboo slang) to realize that you may be blamed or criticized for sth later and take action to avoid this • 粉饰污点;防止可预见的指摘:
    »Get everything in writing in order to cover your back.
    cover your ˈtracks • to try and hide what you have done, because you do not want other people to find out about it • 掩盖自己的行径:
    »He had attempted to cover his tracks by making her death appear like suicide.
    --› more at multitude 【PHR V】 ˌcover sth∽ˈin • to put a covering or roof over an open space • (给露天场地)装顶盖,加顶 ˌcover sth∽ˈover • to cover sth completely so that it cannot be seen • (完全)盖住,遮住 【SYN】 conceal:
    »The Roman remains are now covered over by office buildings.
    ˌcover ˈup | ˌcover yourself ˈup • to put on more clothes • 加(或多)穿衣服;穿暖和 ˌcover sth∽ˈup 1. to cover sth completely so that it cannot be seen • (完全)盖住,遮住:
    »He covered up the body with a sheet.
    2. (disapproving) to try to stop people from knowing the truth about a mistake, a crime, etc. • 掩盖(错误、罪行等的)真相 --› related noun cover-up noun ›› PROTECTION / SHELTER 保护;遮蔽物 1. a thing that is put over or on another thing, usually to protect it or to decorate it • 覆盖物;掩蔽物;套子;罩子:
    »a cushion cover
    »a plastic waterproof cover for the stroller
    --› see also dust cover, loose cover 2. a place that provides shelter from bad weather or protection from an attack • 躲避处;避难所;庇护所:
    »Everyone ran for cover when it started to rain.
    »The climbers took cover from the storm in a cave.
    »After the explosion the street was full of people running for cover.
    ›› OF BOOK 书 3. the outside of a book or a magazine • (书刊的)封面,封皮:
    »the front / back cover
    »Her face was on the cover (= the front cover) of every magazine.
    »He always reads the paper from cover to cover (= everything in it).
    ›› INSURANCE 保险 4. ( BrE) ( NAmE cov∙er∙age) [U] cover (against sth) protection that an insurance company provides by promising to pay you money if a particular event happens • (保险公司的)保险:
    »accident cover
    »cover against accidental damage
    ›› WITH WEAPONS 武器 5. [U] support and protection that is provided when sb is attacking or in danger of being attacked • 掩护;防护:
    »The ships needed air cover (= protection by military planes) once they reached enemy waters.
    ›› TREES / PLANTS 树木;植物 6. [U] trees and plants that grow on an area of land • (生长在一个地区的)树木植物,自然植被:
    »The total forest cover of the earth is decreasing.
    ›› CLOUD / SNOW 云;雪 7. [U] the fact of the sky being covered with cloud or the ground with snow • (云层的)遮盖;(雪的)覆盖:
    »Fog and low cloud cover are expected this afternoon.
    »In this area there is snow cover for six months of the year.
    ›› ON BED 牀上 8. the covers [pl.] the sheets, [u]blankets
    , etc. on a bed • 牀单;牀罩;毯子;被子:
    »She threw back the covers and leapt out of bed.
    ›› SONG 歌曲 9. = cover version ›› HIDING STH 隐藏 10. [C, usually sing.] cover (for sth) activities or behaviour that seem honest or true but that hide sbˈs real identity or feelings, or that hide sth illegal • (对身分、感情或违法事情的)掩盖,掩饰:
    »His work as a civil servant was a cover for his activities as a spy.
    »Her over-confident attitude was a cover for her nervousness.
    »It would only take one phone call to blow their cover (= make known their true identities and what they were really doing).
    ›› FOR SBˈS WORK 代替某人工作 11. the fact of sb doing another personˈs job when they are away or when there are not enough staff • 代替工作;代劳;替补:
    »Itˈs the managerˈs job to organize cover for staff who are absent.
    »Ambulance drivers provided only emergency cover during the dispute.
    break ˈcover • to leave a place that you have been hiding in, usually at a high speed • 匆匆离开隐蔽处;冲出躲藏处 under ˈcover 1. pretending to be sb else in order to do sth secretly • (为秘密活动)伪装着,装扮着,冒名顶替:
    »a police officer working under cover
    2. under a structure that gives protection from the weather • 在…下(避风雨) under (the) cover of sth • hidden or protected by sth • 在…的掩护(或保护)下:
    »Later, under cover of darkness, they crept into the house.
    under separate ˈcover (business 商) • in a separate envelope • 另函:
    »The information you requested is being forwarded to you under separate cover.
    --› more at [u]judge
    * * *
    n. 蓋子, 封面, 藉口
    vt. 覆蓋, 鋪, 掩飾, 保護, 掩護, 包括, 包含, 適用
    vi. 覆蓋, 涂, 代替

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  • 7 event

    event event noun 1. a thing that happens, especially sth important • 发生的事情;(尤指)重要事情,大事:
    »The election was the main event of 2004.
    那次选举是 2004 年的主要大事。
    »In the light of later events the decision was proved right.
    »The decisions we take now may influence the course of events (= the way things happen) in the future.
    »Everyone was frightened by the strange sequence of events.
    »In the normal course of events (= if things had happened as expected) she would have gone with him.
    2. a planned public or social occasion • 公开活动;社交场合:
    »a fund-raising event
    »the social event of the year
    3. one of the races or competitions in a sports programme • (体育运动的)比赛项目:
    »The 800 metres is the fourth event of the afternoon.
    * 800 米赛是下午的第四项比赛。
    --› see also field event, track event 【IDIOMS】 after the eˈvent ( BrE) • after sth has happened • 事情发生后;事后:
    »Anyone can be wise after the event.
    in ˈany event | at ˈall events • used to emphasize or show that sth is true or will happen in spite of other circumstances • 不管怎样;无论如何 【SYN】 in any case:
    »I think sheˈll agree to do it but in any event, all she can say is ˈnoˈ.
    in the eˈvent • when the situation actually happened • 结果;到头来:
    »I got very nervous about the exam, but in the event, I neednˈt have worried; it was really easy.
    in the event of sth | in the event that sth happens • if sth happens • 如果…发生;万一;倘若:
    »In the event of an accident, call this number.
    »Sheila will inherit everything in the event of his death.
    in ˈthat event • if that happens • 如果是那样的话;如果那种事情发生:
    »In that event, we will have to reconsider our offer.
    --› more at happy, wise adj.
    * * *
    n. 事件, 事變, 結果, 活動, 精力, 競賽

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  • 8 on

    on on prep. 【HELP】For the special uses of on in phrasal verbs, look at the entries for the verbs. For example turn on sb is in the phrasal verb section at turn. • * on 在短语动词中的特殊用法见有关动词词条。如 turn on sb 在词条 turn 的短语动词部份。 1. in or into a position covering, touching or forming part of a surface • (覆盖、附着)在…上(意指接触物体表面或构成物体表面的一部份):
    »a picture on a wall
    »Thereˈs a mark on your skirt.
    »the diagram on page 5
    »Put it down on the table.
    »He had been hit on the head.
    »She climbed on to the bed.
    【HELP】This could also be written: onto the bed • 此句亦可写作:onto the bed 2. supported by sb / sth • 由…支撑着:
    »She was standing on one foot.
    »Try lying on your back.
    »Hang your coat on that hook.
    3. used to show a means of transport • 在(运输工具)上:
    »He was on the plane from New York.
    »to travel on the bus / tube / coach
    »I came on my bike.
    »a woman on horseback
    4. used to show a day or date • 在(某一天):
    »He came on Sunday.
    »We meet on Tuesdays.
    »on May the first / the first of May
    »on the evening of May the first
    »on one occasion
    »on your birthday
    5. immediately after sth • 就在…之后;一…就:
    »On arriving home I discovered they had gone.
    »Please report to reception on arrival.
    »There was a letter waiting for him on his return.
    6. about sth / sb • 关于(事或人):
    »a book on South Africa
    »She tested us on irregular verbs.
    7. being carried by sb; in the possession of sb • (身上)带着;有:
    »Have you got any money on you?
    8. used to show that sb belongs to a group or an organization • 为(某团体或组织)的一员:
    »to be on the committee / staff / jury / panel
    »Whose side are you on (= which of two or more different views do you support) ?
    9. eating or drinking sth; using a drug or a medicine regularly • 吃;喝;按时服用(药物):
    »He lived on a diet of junk food.
    »The doctor put me on antibiotics.
    10. used to show direction • (表示方向)在,向,对:
    »on the left / right
    »He turned his back on us.
    11. at or near a place • 在,接近(某地):
    »a town on the coast
    »a house on the Thames
    »We lived on an estate.
    12. used to show the basis or reason for sth • 根据;由于:
    »a story based on fact
    »On their advice I applied for the job.
    13. paid for by sth • 以…支付;由…支付:
    »to live on a pension / a student grant
    »to be on a low wage
    »You canˈt feed a family on £50 a week.
    你无法靠每周 50 英镑养活一家人。
    »Drinks are on me (= I am paying).
    14. by means of sth; using sth • 通过;使用;借助于:
    »She played a tune on her guitar.
    »The information is available on the Internet.
    »We spoke on the phone.
    »Whatˈs on TV?
    »The programmeˈs on Channel 4.
    这个节目在 4 频道。
    15. used with some nouns or adjectives to say who or what is affected by sth • (与某些名词或形容词连用,表示影响到):
    »a ban on smoking
    »Heˈs hard on his kids.
    »Go easy on the mayo! (= do not give me too much)
    16. compared with sb / sth • 与…相比:
    »Sales are up on last year.
    17. used to describe an activity or a state • (用于说明活动或状态):
    »to be on business / holiday / vacation
    »The book is currently on loan.
    18. used when giving a telephone number • (用于电话号码前):
    »You can get me on 0181 530 3906.
    你找我可以拨打 0181 530 3906。
    »Sheˈs on extension 2401.
    她的分机号是 2401。
    adv. 【HELP】For the special uses of on in phrasal verbs, look at the entries for the verbs. For example get on is in the phrasal verb section at get. • * on 在短语动词中的特殊用法见有关动词词条。如 get on 在词条 get 的短语动词部份。 1. used to show that sth continues • (表示持续性):
    »He worked on without a break.
    »If you like a good story, read on.
    2. used to show that sb / sth moves or is sent forward • 向前(移动):
    »She stopped for a moment, then walked on.
    »Keep straight on for the beach.
    »From then on he never trusted her again.
    »Please send the letter on to my new address.
    3. on sbˈs body; being worn • 穿在身上;穿着;戴着:
    »Put your coat on.
    »I didnˈt have my glasses on.
    »What did she have on (= what was she wearing) ?
    4. covering, touching or forming part of sth • (表示覆盖、接触某物或成为某物的一部份):
    »Make sure the lid is on.
    5. connected or operating; being used • (表示已连接、处于工作状态或使用中):
    »The lights were all on.
    »The TV is always on in their house.
    »We were without electricity for three hours but itˈs on again now.
    6. happening • (表示发生):
    »There was a war on at the time.
    »Whatˈs on at the movies?
    »The band are on (= performing) in ten minutes.
    7. planned to take place in the future • (预先安排的事)将发生:
    »The game is still on (= it has not been cancelled).
    »I donˈt think weˈve got anything on this weekend.
    »Iˈm sorry we canˈt come—weˈve got a lot on.
    8. on duty; working • 值班;执行任务中:
    »Iˈm on now till 8 tomorrow morning.
    我正在值班,要值到明早 8 点钟。
    9. in or into a vehicle • 登上(车辆):
    »The bus stopped and four people got on.
    »They hurried on to the plane.
    --› see also onto 【IDIOMS】 be ˈon about sth •(informal) to talk about sth; to mean sth • 谈论(某事);有…的意思:
    »I didnˈt know what he was on about. It didnˈt make sense.
    be / go / keep ˈon about sth •(informal, disapproving) to talk in a boring or complaining way about sth • 抱怨;唠叨;发牢骚:
    »Stop keeping on about it!
    be / go / keep ˈon at sb (to do sth) •(informal, disapproving) to keep asking or telling sb sth so that they become annoyed or tired • (对某人)絮叨;说(或问)得令人生厌:
    »He was on at me again to lend him money.
    be ˈon for sth •(informal) to want to do sth • 想要做某事:
    »Is anyone on for a drink after work?
    it isnˈt ˈon • (informal) used to say that sth is not acceptable • 不行;没门儿 ˌon and ˈon • without stopping; continuously • 连续不停地;持续地:
    »She went on and on about her trip.
    what are you, etc. ˈon? • (informal) used when you are very surprised at sbˈs behaviour and are suggesting that they are acting in a similar way to sb using drugs • 你鬼迷心窍了吧;你吃错药了吧 youˈre ˈon • (informal) used when you are accepting a bet • (用于接受打赌时)赌就赌吧 --› more at off adv.
    * * *
    在...之上, 依附于, 臨近, 靠近, 向, 在...時候, 關於, 涉及
    adv. 在上, 向前, 行動中, 作用中

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  • 9 phone

    phone phone noun 1. [U, C] a system for talking to sb else over long distances using wires or radio; a machine used for this; a telephone • 电话;电话系统;电话机:
    »I have to make a phone call.
    »The phone rang and Pat answered it.
    »They like to do business by phone / over the phone.
    »His phone must be switched off.
    »I hadnˈt got my phone with me.
    »a phone bill
    --› see also car phone, cellphone, cellular phone, Entryphone, mobile phone, payphone, telephone n. (1) 2. the part of a phone that you hold in your hand and speak into; a telephone • 电话听筒;电话:
    »to pick up the phone
    »to put the phone down
    »He left the phone off the hook as he didnˈt want to be disturbed.
    --› see also answerphone, telephone n. (2) 3. -phone (in nouns 构成名词) an instrument that uses or makes sound • (发声或使用声音的)工具,仪器:
    4. -phone (in adjectives and nouns 构成形容词和名词) speaking a particular language; a person who does this • 说某种语言的;讲某种语言的人:
    5. (phonetics 语音) a sound made in speech, especially when not considered as part of the sound system of a particular language • 音子;音素 --› compare phoneme 【IDIOMS】 be on the ˈphone 1. to be using the telephone • 在打电话中:
    »Heˈs been on the phone to Kate for more than an hour.
    2. ( BrE) to have a telephone in your home or place of work • (在家中或工作单位)有电话,安了电话:
    »Theyˈre not on the phone at the holiday cottage.
    verb • ( especially BrE) ( BrE also ˌphone ˈup) to make a telephone call to sb • 打电话 【SYN】 call: ▪ [V]
    »I was just phoning up for a chat.
    »He phoned to invite me out for dinner.
    »Someone phone for an ambulance!
    »Could you phone back later?
    »He phoned home, but there was no reply.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Donˈt forget to phone New York.
    »For reservations, phone 0171 281 3964.
    预订请拨打 0171 281 3964。
    »Phone them up and find out when they are coming.
    【PHR V】 ˌphone ˈin ( especially BrE) 1. to make a telephone call to the place where you work • 往工作单位打电话 ▪ [+ adj ]
    »Three people have phoned in sick already this morning.
    2. to make a telephone call to a radio or television station • 往(电台或电视台)打电话;打热线电话:
    »Listeners are invited to phone in with their comments.
    --› related noun phone-in ˌphone sth∽ˈin ( especially BrE) • to make a telephone call to the place where you work in order to give sb some information • 往单位打电话通报某事:
    »I need you to phone the story in before five.
    * * *
    n. 電話, 電話機
    v. (給...)打電話

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  • 10 spare

    spare spare adj. ›› NOT USED / NEEDED 用不着 1. [usually before noun] that is not being used or is not needed at the present time • 不用的;闲置的:
    »Weˈve got a spare bedroom, if youˈd like to stay.
    »Iˈm afraid I havenˈt got any spare cash.
    »Are there any tickets going spare (= are there any available, not being used by sb else) ?
    ›› EXTRA 外加 2. [only before noun] kept in case you need to replace the one you usually use; extra • 备用的;外加的:
    »a spare key / tyre
    »Take some spare clothes in case you get wet.
    ›› TIME 时间 3. available to do what you want with rather than work • 空闲的;空余的:
    »Heˈs studying music in his spare time.
    »I havenˈt had a spare moment this morning.
    ›› PERSON 人 4. thin, and usually quite tall • 瘦的;瘦高的 【IDIOMS】 go ˈspare ( BrE, informal) • to become very angry or upset • 气急败坏;焦虑万分 verb ›› TIME / MONEY / ROOM / THOUGHT, ETC. 时间、钱、房间、心思等 1. spare sth / sb (for sb / sth) | spare (sb) sth to make sth such as time or money available to sb or for sth, especially when it requires an effort for you to do this • 抽出;拨出;留出;匀出: ▪ [VN]
    »Iˈd love to have a break, but I canˈt spare the time just now.
    »We can only spare one room for you.
    »Could you spare one of your staff to help us out?
    »You should spare a thought for (= think about) the person who cleans up after you.
    ▪ [VNN]
    »Surely you can spare me a few minutes?
    ›› SAVE SB PAIN / TROUBLE 免得痛苦/麻烦 2. spare sb / yourself (from) sth to save sb / yourself from having to go through an unpleasant experience • 省得;免去: ▪ [VNN]
    »He wanted to spare his mother any anxiety.
    »Please spare me (= do not tell me) the gruesome details.
    »You could have spared yourself an unnecessary trip by phoning in advance.
    ▪ [VN]
    »She was spared from the ordeal of appearing in court.
    ›› NOT HARM / DAMAGE 不伤害/损坏 3. [usually passive] spare sb / sth (from sth) (formal) to allow sb / sth to escape harm, damage or death, especially when others do not escape it • 饶恕;赦免;放过;使逃脱: ▪ [VN]
    »They killed the men but spared the children.
    »During the bombing only one house was spared (= was not hit by a bomb).
    ▪ [also VNN] ›› NO EFFORT / EXPENSE, ETC. 尽力、破费等 4. [VN] to do everything possible to achieve sth or to do sth well without trying to limit the time or money involved • 不吝惜(时间、金钱):
    »He spared no effort to make her happy again.
    »No expense was spared in furnishing the new office.
    ›› WORK HARD 努力工作 5. [VN] not spare yourself to work as hard as possible • 不遗余力 spare sbˈs ˈblushes ( BrE) • to save sb from an embarrassing situation • 不让某人难堪;免得某人丢面子 spare sbˈs ˈfeelings • to be careful not to do or say anything that might upset sb • 不惹某人难受;避免触及某人的痛处 to ˈspare • if you have time, money, etc. to spare, you have more than you need • 多余;富余:
    »Iˈve got absolutely no money to spare this month.
    »We arrived at the airport with five minutes to spare.
    noun 1. an extra thing that you keep in case you need to replace the one you usually use (used especially about a tyre of a car) • 备用品;备用轮胎:
    »to get the spare out of the boot / trunk
    »Iˈve lost my key and I havenˈt got a spare.
    2. spares [pl.] ( especially BrE) = spare parts:
    »It can be difficult to get spares for some older makes of car.
    * * *
    adj. 多餘的, 剩下的, 高而瘦的人的, 少量的, 貧乏的, 備用的
    v. 節約, 節省, 不傷害, 寬恕, 分讓, 提供給某人

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  • 11 ACE

    ace ace noun 1. a playing card with a large single symbol on it, which has either the highest or the lowest value in a particular card game • * A 纸牌(亦称"爱司"):
    »the ace of spades / hearts / diamonds / clubs
    黑桃/红心/方块/梅花 A
    2. (informal) a person who is very good at doing sth • 擅长…的人;精于…的人:
    »a soccer / flying ace
    »an ace marksman
    3. (in tennis 网球) a serve (= the first hit) that is so good that your opponent cannot reach the ball • 发球得分;爱司球:
    »He served 20 aces in the match.
    他在这场比赛中发了 20 个爱司球。
    【IDIOMS】 an ace up your ˈsleeve ( BrE) ( NAmE an ace in the ˈhole) (informal) • a secret advantage, for example a piece of information or a skill, that you are ready to use if you need to • 秘藏的王牌;应急的妙计;锦囊妙计 hold all the aces • to have all the advantages in a situation • 占尽天时地利人和 play your ˈace • to use your best argument, etc. in order to get an advantage in a situation • 打出王牌;使出绝招 within an ace of sth / of doing sth ( BrE) • very close to sth • 差一点儿;几乎:
    »We came within an ace of victory.
    adj. • (informal) very good • 第一流的;极好的:
    »We had an ace time.
    * * *
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  • 12 ace

    ace ace noun 1. a playing card with a large single symbol on it, which has either the highest or the lowest value in a particular card game • * A 纸牌(亦称"爱司"):
    »the ace of spades / hearts / diamonds / clubs
    黑桃/红心/方块/梅花 A
    2. (informal) a person who is very good at doing sth • 擅长…的人;精于…的人:
    »a soccer / flying ace
    »an ace marksman
    3. (in tennis 网球) a serve (= the first hit) that is so good that your opponent cannot reach the ball • 发球得分;爱司球:
    »He served 20 aces in the match.
    他在这场比赛中发了 20 个爱司球。
    【IDIOMS】 an ace up your ˈsleeve ( BrE) ( NAmE an ace in the ˈhole) (informal) • a secret advantage, for example a piece of information or a skill, that you are ready to use if you need to • 秘藏的王牌;应急的妙计;锦囊妙计 hold all the aces • to have all the advantages in a situation • 占尽天时地利人和 play your ˈace • to use your best argument, etc. in order to get an advantage in a situation • 打出王牌;使出绝招 within an ace of sth / of doing sth ( BrE) • very close to sth • 差一点儿;几乎:
    »We came within an ace of victory.
    adj. • (informal) very good • 第一流的;极好的:
    »We had an ace time.
    * * *
    n. (紙牌或骰子)g點, 王牌飛行員(擊落敵機五架以上者)
    adj. 一流的
    abbr. [軍] Allied Command Europe, 歐洲盟軍司令部

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  • 13 adjust

    adjust ad∙just verb 1. [VN] adjust sth (to sth) to change sth slightly to make it more suitable for a new set of conditions or to make it work better • 调整;调节:
    »Watch out for sharp bends and adjust your speed accordingly.
    »This button is for adjusting the volume.
    »Adjust your language to the age of your audience.
    2. adjust (to sth / to doing sth) | adjust (yourself to sth) to get used to a new situation by changing the way you behave and / or think • 适应;习惯 【SYN】 adapt: ▪ [V]
    »It took her a while to adjust to living alone.
    »After a while his eyes adjusted to the dark.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Youˈll quickly adjust yourself to student life.
    3. [VN] to move sth slightly so that it looks neater or feels more comfortable • 整理:
    »He smoothed his hair and adjusted his tie.
    --› see also well adjusted
    * * *
    vt. 調整, 調節, 校準, 使適合

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  • 14 afternoon

    afternoon after∙noon noun [U, C] • the part of the day from 12 midday until about 6 oˈclock • 下午(中午 12 点至 6 点左右):
    »this / yesterday / tomorrow afternoon
    »In the afternoon they went shopping.
    »She studies art ten afternoons a week.
    »Are you ready for this afternoonˈs meeting?
    »The baby always has an afternoon nap.
    »Come over on Sunday afternoon.
    »Where were you on the afternoon of May 21?
    * 5 月 21 日下午你在哪里?
    --› see also good afternoon
    * * *
    n. 午後, 下午
    adv. 下午的, 晚期

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  • 15 along

    along along prep. 1. from six end to or towards the other end of sth • 沿着;顺着:
    »They walked slowly along the road.
    »I looked along the shelves for the book I needed.
    2. in a line that follows the side of sth long • 靠着…边:
    »Houses had been built along both sides of the river.
    3. at a particular point on or beside sth long • 沿着…的某处(或旁边):
    »Youˈll find his office just along the corridor.
    adv. 【HELP】For the special uses of along in phrasal verbs, look at the entries for the verbs. For example get along with sb is in the phrasal verb section at get. • * along 在短语动词中的特殊用法见有关动词词条。如 get along with sb 在词条 get 的短语动词部份。 1. forward • 向前:
    »I was just walking along singing to myself.
    »He pointed out various landmarks as we drove along.
    2. with sb • (与某人)一道,一起:
    »Weˈre going for a swim. Why donˈt you come along?
    »Iˈll be along (= Iˈll join you) in a few minutes.
    3. towards a better state or position • 越来越(好):
    »The bookˈs coming along nicely.
    【IDIOMS】 along with sb / sth • in addition to sb / sth; in the same way as sb / sth • 除…以外(还);与…同样地:
    »She lost her job when the factory closed, along with hundreds of others.
    * * *
    adv. 往前, 向前
    順著, 沿著

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  • 16 alternate

    alternate al∙ter∙nate adj. [usually before noun] 1. (of ten things 两事物) happening or following six after the other regularly • 交替的;轮流的:
    »alternate layers of fruit and cream
    2. if sth happens on alternate days, nights, etc. it happens on six day, etc. but not on the next • 间隔的;每隔(…天等)的:
    »John has to work on alternate Sundays.
    3. ( especially NAmE) = alternative al∙ter∙nate∙ly adv.:
    »He felt alternately hot and cold.
    verb 1. [VN] alternate A and B | alternate A with B to make things or people follow six after the other in a repeated pattern • 使交替;使轮流:
    »Alternate cubes of meat and slices of red pepper.
    »Alternate cubes of meat with slices of red pepper.
    2. [V] alternate (with sth) (of things or people 事物或人) to follow six after the other in a repeated pattern • 交替;轮流:
    »alternating dark and pale stripes
    »Dark stripes alternate with pale ones.
    3. [V] alternate between A and B to keep changing from six thing to another and back again • 交替:
    »Her mood alternated between happiness and despair.
    al∙ter∙na∙tion noun [U, C]:
    »the alternation of day and night
    noun • ( NAmE) a person who does a job for sb who is away • 代替者;代理人;候补者
    * * *
    adj. 交替的, 輪流的, 預備的
    v. 交替, 輪流, 改變

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  • 17 any

    any any det. 1. used with uncountable or plural nouns in negative sentences and questions, after if or whether, and after some verbs such as prevent, ban, forbid, etc. to refer to an amount or a number of sth, however large or small • (与不可数或复数名词连用,用于否定句和疑问句,也用于 if 或 whether 之后,或紧接某些动词如 prevent、ban、forbid 等)任何的,任一的:
    »I didnˈt eat any meat.
    »Are there any stamps?
    »Iˈve got hardly any money.
    »You canˈt go out without any shoes.
    »He forbids any talking in class.
    »She asked if we had any questions.
    【HELP】In positive sentences some is usually used instead of any: Iˈve got some paper if you want it.It is also used in questions that expect a positive answer: Would you like some milk in your tea? • 在肯定句中通常用 some 不用 any:Iˈve got some paper if you want it. some 还用于预期得到肯定回答的问句中:Would you like some milk in your tea? 2. used with singular countable nouns to refer to one of a number of things or people, when it does not matter which one • (与单数可数名词连用)任一:
    »Take any book you like.
    »Any colour will do.
    »Any teacher will tell you that students learn at different rates.
    --› see also in any case at case n., in any event at event, at any rate at rate n. 3. not just any used to show that sb / sth is special • 非一般的;不寻常的:
    »It isnˈt just any day—itˈs my birthday!
    pron. 1. used in negative sentences and in questions and after if or whether to refer to an amount or a number, however large or small • (用于否定句和疑问句中或 if、whether 后)任何数量,任一数额:
    »We need some more paint; there isnˈt any left.
    »I need some stamps. Are there any in your bag?
    »Please let me know how many are coming, if any.
    »She spent hardly any of the money.
    »He returned home without any of the others.
    【HELP】In positive sentences some is usually used instead of any. It is also used in questions that expect a positive reply: Iˈve got plenty of paper—would you like some? • 在肯定句中通常用 some 而非 any。some 还用于预期得到肯定回答的问句中:Iˈve got plenty of paper—would you like some? 2. one or more of a number of people or things, especially when it does not matter which • 任一;任何一些:
    »Iˈll take any you donˈt want.
    »ˈWhich colour do you want?ˈ ˈAny of them will do.ˈ
    "你要哪种颜色?" "随便哪种都行。"
    【IDIOMS】 sb isnˈt having any (of it) •(informal) somebody is not interested or does not agree • 某人不感兴趣;某人不同意:
    »I suggested sharing the cost, but he wasnˈt having any of it.
    adv. 1. used to emphasize an adjective or adverb in negative sentences or questions, meaning ˈat allˈ • (用于否定句或疑问句中,加强形容词或副词的语气)一点儿也(不),完全(不),丝毫:
    »He wasnˈt any good at French.
    »I canˈt run any faster.
    »Is your father feeling any better?
    »I donˈt want any more.
    »If you donˈt tell them, nobody will be any the wiser.
    2. ( NAmE, informal) used at the end of a negative sentence to mean ˈat allˈ • (用于否定句末)根本(不):
    »That wonˈt hurt you any.
    * * *
    adj. 任何的, 任何一種, 所有的
    pron. 無論那一個, 任何

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  • 18 awhile

    awhile awhile adv. • (formal or literary)for a short time • 片刻;一会儿
    * * *
    adv. 片刻, 一會兒

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  • 19 beyond

    beyond be∙yond prep. 1. on or to the further side of sth • 在(或向)…较远的一边:
    »The road continues beyond the village up into the hills.
    2. later than a particular time • 晚于;迟于:
    »It wonˈt go on beyond midnight.
    »I know what Iˈll be doing for the next three weeks but I havenˈt thought beyond that.
    3. more than sth • 超出;除…之外:
    »Our success was far beyond what we thought possible.
    »Sheˈs got nothing beyond her state pension.
    4. used to say that sth is not possible • (表示不可能):
    »The bicycle was beyond repair (= is too badly damaged to repair).
    »The situation is beyond our control.
    5. too far or too advanced for sb / sth • 超出…之外;非…所能及:
    »The handle was just beyond my reach.
    »The exercise was beyond the abilities of most of the class.
    【IDIOMS】 be beyond sb •(informal) to be impossible for sb to imagine, understand or do • 使人无法想像(或理解、做等):
    »Itˈs beyond me why she wants to marry Jeff.
    adv. • on the other side; further on • 在另一边;在(或向)更远处;以远:
    »Snowdon and the mountains beyond were covered in snow.
    »The immediate future is clear, but itˈs hard to tell what lies beyond.
    »the year 2005 and beyond
    * 2005 年及以后
    --› more at back n., doubt n.
    * * *
    在(到)...較遠的一邊, 超過, 那一邊
    adv. 在遠處
    n. 遠處

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  • 20 bone

    bone bone noun 1. any of the hard parts that form the skeleton of the body of a human or an animal • 骨头;骨:
    »He survived the accident with no broken bones.
    »This fish has a lot of bones in it.
    2. the hard substance that bones are made of • 骨质:
    »knives with bone handles
    3. -boned (in adjectives 构成形容词) having bones of the type mentioned • 有…样的骨头的:
    【IDIOMS】 a bone of conˈtention • a subject which causes disagreement and arguments between people • 争执所在 close to the ˈbone ( BrE, informal) (of a remark, joke, story, etc. 话语、玩笑、故事等) • so honest or clearly expressed that it is likely to cause offence to some people • 过于直率 cut, pare, etc. sth to the ˈbone • to reduce sth, such as costs, as much as you possibly can • 尽量削减(开支等) have a ˈbone to pick with sb •(informal) to be angry with sb about sth and want to discuss it with them • 对某人生气,想与之解决;有理由反对(或恼恨)某人 make no bones about (doing) sth • to be honest and open about sth; to not hesitate to do sth • 开诚布公;坦率直言:
    »She made no bones about telling him exactly what she thought of him.
    not have a... bone in your body • to have none of the quality mentioned • 毫无…的素质:
    »She was honest and hard-working, and didnˈt have an unkind bone in her body.
    throw sb a ˈbone • to give sb a small part of what they want as a way of showing that you want to help them, without offering them the main thing they want • 施以小惠(以示助人,却不满足主要的要求);丢给某人一块骨头 to the ˈbone • affecting you very strongly • 影响极强地;深刻地:
    »His threats chilled her to the bone.
    --› more at [u]bag
    n., bare adj., feel v., finger n., flesh n., skin n. verb [VN] • to take the bones out of fish or meat • 挑鱼刺;剔骨头 【PHR V】 ˌbone ˈup on sth (informal) • to try to learn about sth or to remind yourself of what you already know about it • 钻研学习;复习:
    »She had boned up on the cityˈs history before the visit.
    * * *
    v. 剔除

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