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  • 1 担保装船时驳运的一切风险

    including all risks of crafts and boats while loading

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  • 2 Q信号,彩色电视中的一路色信号

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  • 3 一窝风

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  • 4 一级风

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  • 5 开式回路风洞

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  • 6 彩色电视中的一路色信号

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  • 7 旋风尘柱

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  • 8 corner

    corner cor∙ner noun ›› OF BUILDING / OBJECT / SHAPE 建筑物;物体;形状 1. a part of sth where two or more sides, lines or edges join • 角:
    »the four corners of a square
    »Write your address in the top right-hand corner of the letter.
    »I hit my knee on the corner of the table.
    »A smile lifted the corner of his mouth.
    »a speck of dirt in the corner of her eye
    ›› -CORNERED 有…角 2. (in adjectives 构成形容词) with the number of corners mentioned; involving the number of groups mentioned • 有…角的;涉及…群体的:
    »a three-cornered hat
    »a three-cornered fight
    ›› OF ROOM / BOX 房间;箱子 3. the place inside a room or a box where two sides join; the area around this place • 角;墙角;壁角:
    »There was a television in the far corner of the room.
    »a corner table / seat / cupboard
    ›› OF ROADS 道路 4. a place where two streets join • 街角;拐角:
    »There was a group of youths standing on the street corner.
    »Turn right at the corner of Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards.
    »Thereˈs a hotel on / at the corner of my street.
    »The wind hit him as he turned the corner.
    5. a sharp bend in a road • (道路的)急转弯:
    »The car was taking the corners too fast.
    ›› AREA / REGION 地区;区域 6. a region or an area of a place (sometimes used for one that is far away or difficult to reach) • (有时指偏僻或难以到达的)区域,地区:
    »She lives in a quiet corner of rural Yorkshire.
    »Students come here from the four corners of the world.
    »He knew every corner of the old town.
    ›› DIFFICULT SITUATION 困境 7. [usually sing.] a difficult situation • 困境;窘境:
    »to back / drive / force sb into a corner
    »They had got her in a corner, and there wasnˈt much she could do about it.
    »He was used to talking his way out of tight corners.
    ›› IN SPORT 体育运动 8. (in sports such as football ( soccer) and hockey 足球、曲棍球等)'s end of the field • 角球:
    »to take a corner
    »The referee awarded a corner.
    --› see also corner kick 9. (in boxing and wrestling 拳击运动和摔跤) any of the four corners of a ring ; the supporters who help in the corner • 场角;(场角处的)辅助人员 【IDIOMS】 (just) around / round the ˈcorner • very near • 很近;在附近:
    »Her house is just around the corner.
    »(figurative) There were good times around the corner (= they would soon come).
    cut ˈcorners •(disapproving) to do sth in the easiest, cheapest or quickest way, often by ignoring rules or leaving sth out • (常不按规则或省略地)用最简捷经济的方式做事,图省事;(做事)走捷径 cut the ˈcorner (also cut off the ˈcorner especially in BrE) • to go across the corner of an area and not around the sides of it, because it is quicker • 走捷径;抄近道 see sth out of the corner of your ˈeye • to see sth by accident or not very clearly because you see it from the side of your eye and are not looking straight at it • 偶然瞟见;睨视:
    »Out of the corner of her eye, she saw him coming closer.
    turn the ˈcorner • to pass a very important point in an illness or a difficult situation and begin to improve • (患病时期)转危为安,脱离危险,好转;渡过难关;脱离困境 --› more at, tight adj. verb ›› TRAP SB 使落入圈套 1. [VN] [often passive] to get a person or an animal into a place or situation from which they cannot escape • 使落入圈套(或陷阱):
    »The man was finally cornered by police in a garage.
    »If cornered, the snake will defend itself.
    2. [VN] to go towards sb in a determined way, because you want to speak to them • 硬要走近想与(某人)说话:
    »I found myself cornered by her on the stairs.
    ›› THE MARKET 市场 3. [VN] corner the market (in sth) to get control of the trade in a particular type of goods • 垄断(某种货品的交易):
    »Theyˈve cornered the market in silver.
    ›› OF VEHICLE / DRIVER 车辆;司机 4. [V] ( BrE) to go around a corner • 转弯;拐弯:
    »The car has excellent cornering (= it is easy to steer around corners).
    * * *
    n. 角落, (街道)拐角處, (遙遠的)地區, 偏僻處, 困境, 絕路
    vt. 迫至一隅, 壟斷, 使陷入絕境, 把...難住
    vi. 相交成角, 囤積(in)

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  • 9 trail

    trail trail noun 1. a long line or series of marks that is left by sb / sth • (长串的)痕迹,踪迹,足迹:
    »a trail of blood
    »tourists who leave a trail of litter everywhere they go
    »The hurricane left a trail of destruction behind it.
    2. a track, sign or smell that is left behind and that can be followed, especially in hunting • (尤指打猎时跟踪的)踪迹,足迹,臭迹:
    »The hounds were following the foxˈs trail.
    »The police are still on the trail of the escaped prisoner.
    »Fortunately the trail was still warm (= clear and easy to follow).
    »The trail had gone cold.
    3. a path through the countryside • (乡间的)小路,小径:
    »a trail through the forest
    --› see also nature trail 4. a route that is followed for a particular purpose • (特定)路线,路径:
    »a tourist trail (= of famous buildings)
    »politicians on the campaign trail (= travelling around to attract support)
    【IDIOMS】--› see blaze v., hit v., hot adj. verb 1. to pull sth behind sb / sth, usually along the ground; to be pulled along in this way • (被)拖,拉: ▪ [VN]
    »A jeep trailing a cloud of dust was speeding in my direction.
    »I trailed my hand in the water as the boat moved along.
    ▪ [V, usually +adv. / prep.]
    »The brideˈs dress trailed behind her.
    2. [V +adv. / prep.] to walk slowly because you are tired or bored, especially behind sb else • (尤指跟在他人后面)疲惫地走,没精打采地慢走,磨蹭:
    »The kids trailed around after us while we shopped for clothes.
    3. trail (by / in sth) (used especially in the progressive tenses 尤用于进行时) to be losing a game or other contest • (在比赛或其他竞赛中)落后,失利,失败: ▪ [V]
    »United were trailing 2–0 at half-time.
    联队在上半场结束时以 0:2 落后。
    »We were trailing by five points.
    »This country is still trailing badly in scientific research.
    ▪ [VN]
    »The Conservatives are trailing Labour in the opinion polls.
    4. [VN] to follow sb / sth by looking for signs that show you where they have been • 跟踪;追踪:
    »The police trailed Dale for days.
    5. [V] (especially of plants 尤指植物) to grow or hang downwards over sth or along the ground • 蔓生;蔓延:
    »trailing plants
    »Computer wires were trailing all over the floor.
    【PHR V】 ˌtrail aˈway / ˈoff (of sbˈs speech 话语) • to become gradually quieter and then stop • 声音逐渐减弱到停止;逐渐消失:
    »His voice trailed away to nothing.
    ▪ [+ speech ]
    »ˈI only hope...ˈ, she trailed off.
    * * *
    n. 蹤跡, 痕跡, 形跡
    vt. 跟蹤, 追蹤, 拉, 拖, 拖拉, (指植物)蔓生, 蔓延, (指人)沒精打采地走

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  • 10 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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  • 11 cloud

    cloud cloud noun 1. [C, U] a grey or white mass made of very small drops of water, that floats in the sky • 云;云朵:
    »The sun went behind a cloud.
    »The plane was flying in cloud most of the way.
    --› see also storm cloud, thundercloud 2. a large mass of sth in the air, for example dust or smoke, or a number of insects flying all together • 云状物(如尘雾、烟雾、一群飞行的昆虫) 3. something that makes you feel sad or anxious • 阴影;忧郁;焦虑;令人忧虑的事:
    »Her fatherˈs illness cast a cloud over her wedding day.
    »The only dark cloud on the horizon was that they might have to move house.
    »He still has a cloud of suspicion hanging over him.
    【IDIOMS】 every cloud has a silver ˈlining •(saying) every sad or difficult situation has a positive side • 黑暗中总有一线光明;朵朵乌云衬银边,处处黑暗透光明 on cloud ˈnine •(old-fashioned, informal) extremely happy • 极其快乐;乐不可支 under a ˈcloud • if sb is under a cloud, other people think that they have done sth wrong and are suspicious of them • 有嫌疑;被怀疑 --› more at head n. verb 1. [VN] if sth clouds your judgement, memory, etc., it makes it difficult for you to understand or remember sth clearly • 使难以理解;使记不清楚;使模糊:
    »Doubts were beginning to cloud my mind.
    »His judgement was clouded by jealousy.
    2. cloud (over) (formal) (of sbˈs face 脸色) to show sadness, fear, anger, etc.; to make sb look sad, afraid, angry, etc. • 显得阴沉(或恐惧、愤怒等);看起来忧愁(或害怕、愤怒等): ▪ [V]
    »Her face clouded over with anger.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Suspicion clouded his face.
    3. [VN] cloud the issue to make sth you are discussing or considering less clear, especially by introducing subjects that are not connected with it • (尤指用无关的话题来)混淆,搅混(问题) 4. [V] cloud (over) (of the sky 天空) to fill with clouds • 布满云:
    »It was beginning to cloud over.
    5. [VN] to make sth less pleasant or enjoyable • 使减少乐趣;使不快:
    »His last years were clouded by financial worries.
    6. if glass, water, etc. clouds, or if sth clouds it, it becomes less transparent • 使不透明;使模糊 ▪ [V]
    »Her eyes clouded with tears.
    ▪ [VN]
    »Steam had clouded the mirror.
    * * *
    n. 雲, 煙雲, 天空, 污點
    vt. 以雲遮敝, 玷污, 使黯然
    vi. 烏雲密佈, 陰沉

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  • 12 dawdle

    dawdle daw∙dle verb [V, usually +adv. / prep.] • to take a long time to do sth or go somewhere • 拖延;磨蹭;游荡:
    »Stop dawdling! Weˈre going to be late!
    »They dawdled along by the river, laughing and talking.
    * * *
    v. 游手好閑, 混日子

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  • 13 hitchhike

    hitchhike hitch∙hike verb [V] • to travel by asking for free rides in other peopleˈs cars, by standing at the side of the road and trying to get passing cars to stop • 免费搭便车;搭顺风车:
    »They hitchhiked around Europe.
    --› see also hitch (1) hitch∙hiker (also hitch∙er) noun:
    »He picked up ten hitchhikers on the road to Bristol.
    * * *
    vi. 搭便車
    vt. 要求(搭便車)

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  • 14 Hood

    hood hood noun 1. a part of a coat, etc. that you can pull up to cover the back and top of your head • 风帽,兜帽(外衣的一部份,可拉起蒙住头颈):
    »a jacket with a detachable hood
    2. a piece of cloth put over sbˈs face and head so that they cannot be recognized or so that they cannot see • (布质)面罩 3. a piece of coloured silk or fur worn over an academic gown to show the kind of degree held by the person wearing it • 学位连领帽(表示学位种类) 4. ( especially BrE) a folding cover over a car, etc. • (汽车等的)摺叠式车篷:
    »We drove all the way with the hood down.
    5. ( NAmE) = bonnet (2) 6. a cover placed over a device or machine, for example, to protect it • (设备或机器的)防护罩,罩:
    »a lens hood
    »an extractor hood (= one that removes cooking smells from a kitchen)
    7. (slang, especially NAmE) = hoodlum (1) 8. (also ˈhood) (slang, especially NAmE) a neighbourhood, especially a personˈs own neighbourhood • 街区;邻里;左邻右舍
    * * *

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  • 15 hood

    hood hood noun 1. a part of a coat, etc. that you can pull up to cover the back and top of your head • 风帽,兜帽(外衣的一部份,可拉起蒙住头颈):
    »a jacket with a detachable hood
    2. a piece of cloth put over sbˈs face and head so that they cannot be recognized or so that they cannot see • (布质)面罩 3. a piece of coloured silk or fur worn over an academic gown to show the kind of degree held by the person wearing it • 学位连领帽(表示学位种类) 4. ( especially BrE) a folding cover over a car, etc. • (汽车等的)摺叠式车篷:
    »We drove all the way with the hood down.
    5. ( NAmE) = bonnet (2) 6. a cover placed over a device or machine, for example, to protect it • (设备或机器的)防护罩,罩:
    »a lens hood
    »an extractor hood (= one that removes cooking smells from a kitchen)
    7. (slang, especially NAmE) = hoodlum (1) 8. (also ˈhood) (slang, especially NAmE) a neighbourhood, especially a personˈs own neighbourhood • 街区;邻里;左邻右舍
    * * *
    n. 頭巾, 兜帽, 車蓬, 引擎罩
    v. 用頭巾包裹, 給...加罩, 覆蓋

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  • 16 look

    look look verb ›› USE EYES 用眼睛 1. [V] look (at sb / sth) to turn your eyes in a particular direction • 看;瞧:
    »If you look carefully you can just see our house from here.
    »She looked at me and smiled.
    »ˈHas the mail come yet?ˈ ˈIˈll look and see.
    "邮件来了吗?" "我看看。"
    »Look! Iˈm sure thatˈs Brad Pitt!
    看!这一定是布拉德 · 皮特!
    »Donˈt look now, but thereˈs someone staring at you!
    --› see also forward-looking ›› SEARCH 搜寻 2. [V] look (for sb / sth) to try to find sb / sth • 寻找;寻求:
    »I canˈt find my book—Iˈve looked everywhere.
    »Where have you been? Weˈve been looking for you.
    »Are you still looking for a job?
    ›› PAY ATTENTION 注意 3. look (at sth) to pay attention to sth • 注意;留心;留神: ▪ [V]
    »Look at the time! Weˈre going to be late.
    ▪ [V wh-]
    »Canˈt you look where youˈre going?
    ›› APPEAR / SEEM 显得;似乎 4. linking verb look (to sb) like sb / sth to seem; to appear • 看来好像;似乎;显得: ▪ [V-ADJ]
    »to look pale / happy / tired
    »That book looks interesting.
    ▪ [V]
    »That looks like an interesting book.
    ▪ [V-N]
    »That looks an interesting book.
    »You made me look a complete fool!
    --› see also good-looking 5. [V] look (to sb) like sb / sth | look (to sb) as if... / as though... (not usually used in the progressive tenses 通常不用于进行时) to have a similar appearance to sb / sth; to have an appearance that suggests that sth is true or will happen • 与…外表相似;好像;彷佛:
    »That photograph doesnˈt look like her at all.
    »It looks like rain (= it looks as if itˈs going to rain).
    »You look as though you slept badly.
    【HELP】In spoken English people often use like instead of as if or as though in this meaning, especially in NAmE: You look like you slept badly.This is not considered correct in written BrE. • 英语口语中,尤其是北美英语,常用 like 代替 as if 或 as though 表示此义:You look like you slept badly. 书面英国英语中,此用法被视为不正确 。 6. [V] look (to sb) as if... / as though... | look (to sb) like... to seem likely • 看起来好像;似乎有可能:
    »It doesnˈt look as if weˈll be moving after all.
    »(informal) It doesnˈt look like weˈll be moving after all.
    【HELP】This use of like instead of as if or as though is not considered correct in written BrE. • 用 like 代替 as if 或 as though,在书面英国英语中被视为不正确。 ›› FACE 面向 7. [V +adv. / prep.] to face a particular direction • 面向;正对;朝向:
    »The house looks east.
    »The hotel looks out over the harbour.
    【IDIOMS】Most idioms containing look are at the entries for the nouns and adjectives in the idioms, for example look daggers at sb is at dagger. • 大多数含 look 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 look daggers at sb 在词条 dagger 下。 be just ˈlooking • used in a shop / store to say that you are not ready to buy sth • (在商店中表示不想购买某物)只是看一看:
    »ˈCan I help you?ˈ ˈIˈm just looking, thank you.ˈ
    "请问您要买什么?" "谢谢,我只是看看。"
    be looking to do sth • to try to find ways of doing sth • 试图找到做某事的方法:
    »The government is looking to reduce inflation.
    look ˈbad | not look ˈgood • to be considered bad behaviour or bad manners • 被视为举止不佳;失礼;不得体:
    »It looks bad not going to your own brotherˈs wedding.
    look ˈbad (for sb) • to show that sth bad might happen • 显示不好的事可能发生;看来不利于:
    »Heˈs had another heart attack; things are looking bad for him, Iˈm afraid.
    look ˈgood • to show success or that sth good might happen • 显现成功(或好事可能发生);看来充满希望:
    »This yearˈs sales figures are looking good.
    look ˈhere •(old-fashioned) used to protest about sth • (表示抗议)喂,听着:
    »Now look here, it wasnˈt my fault.
    look how / what / who... • used to give an example that proves what you are saying or makes it clearer • (用于举例证实或说明)瞧:
    »Look how lazy weˈve become.
    »Be careful climbing that ladder. Look what happened last time.
    look sb ˌup and ˈdown • to look at sb in a careful or critical way • 上下仔细打量,苛求地审视(某人) (not) look yourˈself • to not have your normal healthy appearance • 气色不像往常那样好:
    »Youˈre not looking yourself today (= you look tired or ill / sick).
    never / not look ˈback •(informal) to become more and more successful • 一帆风顺;蒸蒸日上:
    »Her first novel was published in 1998 and since then she hasnˈt looked back.
    她的第一部小说于 1998 年发表,从此她便一发而不可收。
    not much to ˈlook at •(informal) not attractive • 相貌平平;不起眼 to ˈlook at sb / sth • judging by the appearance of sb / sth • 由外表判断:
    »To look at him youˈd never think he was nearly fifty.
    【PHR V】 ˌlook ˈafter yourself / sb / sth ( especially BrE) 1. to be responsible for or to take care of sb / sth • 对…负责;照料;照顾:
    »Whoˈs going to look after the children while youˈre away?
    »Iˈm looking after his affairs while heˈs in hospital.
    »Donˈt worry about me—I can look after myself (= I donˈt need any help).
    --› note at care 2. to make sure that things happen to sbˈs advantage • 确保有利于:
    »Heˈs good at looking after his own interests.
    ˌlook aˈhead (to sth) • to think about what is going to happen in the future • 展望未来;为将来设想 ˌlook aˈround / ˈround • to turn your head so that you can see sth • 环视;环顾;四下察看:
    »People came out of their houses and looked around.
    ˌlook aˈround / ˈround (sth) • to visit a place or building, walking around it to see what is there • 游览;参观:
    »Letˈs look round the town this afternoon.
    ˌlook aˈround / ˈround for sth • to search for sth in a number of different places • 到处寻找;搜寻:
    »Weˈre looking around for a house in this area.
    ˈlook at sth 1. to examine sth closely • (仔细)察看,检查:
    »Your ankleˈs swollen—I think the doctor ought to look at it.
    »I havenˈt had time to look at (= read) the papers yet.
    2. to think about, consider or study sth • 思考;考虑;研究:
    »The implications of the new law will need to be looked at.
    3. to view or consider sth in a particular way • (用某种方式)看待,考虑:
    »Looked at from that point of view, his decision is easier to understand.
    ˌlook ˈback (on sth) • to think about sth in your past • 回首(往事);回忆;回顾 【SYN】 reflect on:
    »to look back on your childhood
    ˌlook ˈdown on sb / sth • to think that you are better than sb / sth • 蔑视;轻视;瞧不起:
    »She looks down on people who havenˈt been to college.
    ˈlook for sth • to hope for sth; to expect sth • 期望;期待;盼望:
    »We shall be looking for an improvement in your work this term.
    ˌlook ˈforward to sth • to be thinking with pleasure about sth that is going to happen (because you expect to enjoy it) • (高兴地)盼望,期待:
    »Iˈm looking forward to the weekend.
    ▪ [+ -ing ]
    »Weˈre really looking forward to seeing you again.
    ˌlook ˈin (on sb) • to make a short visit to a place, especially sbˈs house when they are ill / sick or need help • (尤指当某人生病或需要帮助时到其住处)短暂探访:
    »She looks in on her elderly neighbour every evening.
    »Why donˈt you look in on me next time youˈre in town?
    ˌlook ˈinto sth • to examine sth • 调查;审查:
    »A working party has been set up to look into the problem.
    ˌlook ˈon • to watch sth without becoming involved in it yourself • 旁观:
    »Passers-by simply looked on as he was attacked.
    --› related noun onlooker ˈlook on sb / sth as sb / sth • to consider sb / sth to be sb / sth • 把…看作;把…视为:
    »Sheˈs looked on as the leading authority on the subject.
    ˈlook on sb / sth with sth • to consider sb / sth in a particular way • (以某种方式)看待 【SYN】 regard:
    »They looked on his behaviour with contempt.
    ˌlook ˈout • used to warn sb to be careful, especially when there is danger • (表示警告,尤指有危险)小心,当心,留神 【SYN】 watch out:
    »Look out! Thereˈs a car coming.
    ˌlook ˈout for sb • to take care of sb and make sure nothing bad happens to them • 关顾某人 ˌlook ˈout for sb / sth 1. to try to avoid sth bad happening or doing sth bad • 当心;提防;留心防备 【SYN】 watch out:
    »You should look out for pickpockets.
    »Do look out for spelling mistakes in your work.
    2. to keep trying to find sth or meet sb • 留心寻觅:
    »Iˈll look out for you at the conference.
    --› related noun lookout ˌlook ˈout for sb / yourself • to think only of sbˈs / your own advantage, without worrying about other people • 只考虑某人/自己的利益:
    »You should look out for yourself from now on.
    ˌlook sth∽ˈout (for sb / sth) ( BrE) • to search for sth from among your possessions • 把…找出来:
    »Iˈll look out those old photographs you wanted to see.
    ˌlook sth∽ˈover • to examine sth to see how good, big, etc. it is • 查看;检查:
    »We looked over the house again before we decided we would rent it.
    ˌlook ˈround ( BrE) • to turn your head to see sb / sth behind you • 转过头看;回头看:
    »She looked round when she heard the noise.
    ˌlook ˈthrough sb [no passive] • to ignore sb by pretending not to see them • 佯装没有看见而不理会某人:
    »She just looked straight through me.
    ˈlook through sth [no passive] • to examine or read sth quickly • 快速查看;浏览:
    »She looked through her notes before the exam.
    ˈlook to sb for sth | ˈlook to sb to do sth (formal) • to rely on or expect sb to provide sth or do sth • 依赖,期待,指望(某人提供某物或做某事):
    »We are looking to you for help.
    ˈlook to sth (formal) • to consider sth and think about how to make it better • 注意,考虑(改进):
    »We need to look to ways of improving our marketing.
    ˌlook ˈup (informal) (of business, sbˈs situation, etc. 生意、某人的情况等) • to become better • 好转;改善 【SYN】 improve:
    »At last things were beginning to look up.
    ˌlook ˈup (from sth) • to raise your eyes when you are looking down at sth • (在低头看某物时)抬头往上看:
    »She looked up from her book as I entered the room.
    ˌlook sb∽ˈup [no passive] (informal) • to visit or make contact with sb, especially when you have not seen them for a long time • (尤指在久别之后)拜访,看望,接触:
    »Do look me up the next time youˈre in London.
    ˌlook sth∽ˈup • to look for information in a dictionary or reference book, or by using a computer • (在词典、参考书中或通过电脑)查阅,查检:
    »Can you look up the opening times on the website?
    »I looked it up in the dictionary.
    ˌlook ˈup to sb • to admire or respect sb • 钦佩;仰慕;尊敬 noun ›› USING EYES 用眼睛 1. [C, usually sing.] look (at sb / sth) an act of looking at sb / sth • 看;瞧:
    »Here, have a look at this.
    »Take a look at these figures!
    »Make sure you get a good look at their faces.
    »One look at his face and Jenny stopped laughing.
    »A look passed between them (= they looked at each other).
    »Itˈs an interesting place. Do you want to take a look around ?
    »Weˈll be taking a close look at these proposals (= examining them carefully).
    ›› SEARCH 查寻 2. [C, usually sing.] look (for sth / sb) an act of trying to find sth / sb • 查找:
    »Iˈve had a good look for it, but I canˈt find it.
    ›› EXPRESSION 表情 3. an expression in your eyes or face • 眼神;表情;神情;脸色:
    »a look of surprise
    »He didnˈt like the look in her eyes.
    »She had a worried look on her face.
    ›› APPEARANCE 外貌 4. [C, usually sing.] the way sb / sth looks; the appearance of sb / sth • 样子;外观;相貌;外表:
    »Itˈs going to rain today by the look of it (= judging by appearances).
    »Looks can be deceptive.
    »I donˈt like the look of that guy (= I donˈt trust him, judging by his appearance).
    5. looks [pl.] a personˈs appearance, especially when the person is attractive • (尤指吸引人的)相貌,容貌:
    »She has her fatherˈs good looks.
    »He lost his looks (= became less attractive) in later life.
    --› see also good-looking ›› FASHION 时尚 6. [sing.] a fashion; a style • 时尚;式样;风格:
    »The punk look is back in fashion.
    »Theyˈve given the place a completely new look.
    --› see also wet look if looks could ˈkill... • used to describe the very angry or unpleasant way sb is / was looking at you • 眼神吓死人;一脸怒气;满脸不高兴:
    »I donˈt know what Iˈve done to upset him, but if looks could kill...
    --› more at dirty adj., long adj. exclamation • used to make sb pay attention to what you are going to say, often when you are annoyed • (常为不悦时唤起他人注意)喂,听我说:
    »Look, I think we should go now.
    »Look, thatˈs not fair.
    * * *
    n. 看, 注視, 臉色, 面容, 外表
    vi. 看, 注意, 朝著, 好像, 顯得
    vt. 打量, 注視, 用眼神(或臉色)表示, 期待

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  • 17 patch

    patch patch noun ›› SMALL AREA 小块 1. a small area of sth, especially six which is different from the area around it • 色斑;斑点;(与周围不同的)小块,小片:
    »a black dog with a white patch on its back
    »a bald patch on the top of his head
    »damp patches on the wall
    »patches of dense fog
    ›› PIECE OF MATERIAL 小片材料 2. a small piece of material that is used to cover a hole in sth or to make a weak area stronger, or as decoration • 补丁;补块:
    »I sewed patches on the knees of my jeans.
    3. a piece of material that you wear over an eye, usually because the eye is damaged • 眼罩:
    »He had a black patch over six eye.
    --› see also eyepatch 4. ( NAmE) = badge (2) 5. a piece of material that people can wear on their skin to help them to stop smoking • 戒烟贴片:
    »nicotine patches
    ›› PIECE / AREA OF LAND 地块 6. a small piece of land, especially six used for growing vegetables or fruit • 小块土地;(尤指)菜地,果园:
    »a vegetable patch
    7. ( BrE, informal) an area that sb works in, knows well or comes from • 工作地;熟悉的地区;家乡:
    »He knows every house in his patch.
    »She has had a lot of success in her home patch.
    ›› DIFFICULT TIME 艰难时刻 8. (informal, especially BrE) a period of time of the type mentioned, usually a difficult or unhappy one • 一段(艰难)岁月;一段(痛苦)日子:
    »to go through a bad / difficult / sticky patch
    --› see also purple patch ›› IN COMPUTING 计算机技术 9. a small piece of code (= instructions that a computer can understand) which can be added to a computer program to improve it or to correct a fault • 修补程序;补丁:
    »Follow the instructions below to download and install the patch.
    【IDIOMS】 be not a ˈpatch on sb / sth •(informal, especially BrE) to be much less good, attractive, etc. than sb / sth else • 远不如;远比…逊色 verb [VN] • patch sth (with sth) to cover a hole or a worn place, especially in clothes, with a piece of cloth or other material • 打补丁;缝补;修补 【SYN】 mend:
    »patched jeans
    »to patch a hole in the roof
    【PHR V】 ˌpatch sb / sth ˈthrough (to sb / sth) • to connect telephone or electronic equipment temporarily • (临时把电话、电子设备)接通,连通:
    »She was patched through to London on the satellite link.
    ˌpatch sth∽toˈgether • to make sth from several different parts, especially in a quick careless way • 拼凑;草草拼合:
    »They hope to be able to patch together a temporary settlement.
    ˌpatch sth / sb∽ˈup 1. to repair sth especially in a temporary way by adding a new piece of material or a patch • 修理;(尤指)临时修补:
    »Just to patch the boat up will cost £10 000.
    小船简单地修一下就得花 1 万英镑。
    2. to treat sbˈs injuries, especially quickly or temporarily • 临时包扎(伤口);仓促处理(损伤):
    »The doctor will soon patch you up.
    3. to try to stop arguing with sb and be friends again • 言归于好:
    »Theyˈve managed to patch up their differences.
    »Have you tried patching things up with her?
    4. to agree on sth, especially after long discussions and even though the agreement is not exactly what everyone wants • 勉强同意:
    »They managed to patch up a deal.
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    n. 片, 補綴, 碎片, 斑紋, 斑點, 小塊地, 眼罩, 傻瓜
    vt. 修補, 補綴, 掩飾, 平息

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  • 18 point

    point point noun ›› OPINION / FACT 看法;事实 1. a thing that sb says or writes giving their opinion or stating a fact • 论点;观点;见解:
    »She made several interesting points in the article.
    »I take your point (= understand and accept what you are saying).
    »Heˈs just saying that to prove a point (= to show his idea is right).
    »OK, youˈve made your point !
    --› see also talking point ›› MAIN IDEA 要点 2. (usually the point) the main or most important idea in sth that is said or done • 重点;要点;核心问题:
    »The point is you shouldnˈt have to wait so long to see a doctor.
    »I wish he would get to the point (= say it quickly).
    »Iˈll come straight to the point: we need more money.
    »Do you see my point (= understand) ?
    »I think I missed the point (= did not understand).
    »You have a point (= your idea is right) —it would be better to wait till this evening.
    »ˈThere wonˈt be anywhere to park.ˈ ˈOh, thatˈs a (good) point (= I had not thought of that).ˈ
    "会找不到地方停车。" "嗯,还真是。"
    »It just isnˈt true. Thatˈs the whole point (= the only important fact).
    »ˈHeˈs been married before.ˈ ˈ Thatˈs beside the point (= not important).ˈ
    "他结过婚。" "那不重要。"
    »I know it wonˈt cost very much but thatˈs not the point (= not the important thing).
    ›› PURPOSE 目的 3. [U, sing.] the purpose or aim of sth • 意图;目的;理由:
    »Whatˈs the point of all this violence?
    »Thereˈs no point in getting angry.
    »I donˈt see the point of doing it all again.
    »The point of the lesson is to compare the ten countries.
    --› note at purpose ›› DETAIL 细节 4. a particular detail or fact • 具体细节(或事实):
    »Here are the main points of the news.
    »Can you explain that point again?
    ›› QUALITY 素质 5. a particular quality or feature that sb / sth has • 特点;特性;特征:
    »Tact is not six of her strong points.
    »Read the manual to learn the programˈs finer points (= small details).
    »Living in Scotland has its good points but the weather is not six of them.
    »One of the hotelˈs plus points (= good features) is that it is very central.
    --› see also selling point ›› TIME 时间 6. a particular time or stage of development • 时刻;关头;瞬间;阶段:
    »The climber was at / on the point of death when they found him.
    »We were on the point of giving up.
    »Many people suffer from mental illness at some point in their lives.
    »We had reached the point when there was no money left.
    »At this point in time we just have to wait.
    »At this point I donˈt care what you decide to do.
    --› see also high point, low point, saturation point, starting point, sticking point, turning point ›› PLACE 地方 7. a particular place or area • 某地方;地点:
    »Iˈll wait for you at the meeting point in the arrivals hall.
    »the point at which the river divides
    »Draw a line from point A to point B.
    从 A 点到 B 点画一条线。
    »No parking beyond this point.
    --› see also focal point, jumping-off point, three-point turn, vanishing point, vantage point ›› DIRECTION 方向 8. one of the marks of direction around a compass • (罗盘上的)罗经点,方位点:
    »the points of the compass (= N, S, E, W, etc.)
    ›› IN COMPETITION 竞赛 9. (abbr. pt) an individual unit that adds to a score in a game or sports competition • 得分;点:
    »to win / lose a point
    »Australia finished 20 points ahead.
    澳大利亚队终局领先 20 分。
    »They won on points (= by scoring more points rather than by completely defeating their opponents).
    --› see also brownie point, match point ›› MEASUREMENT 计量 10. a mark or unit on a scale of measurement • (单位)点;标度:
    »The partyˈs share of the vote fell by two percentage points.
    --› see also boiling point, freezing point, melting point ›› PUNCTUATION 标点 11. a small dot used in writing, especially the dot that separates a whole number from the part that comes after it • 小数点;点:
    »two point one (2.6)
    »a decimal point
    »We broadcast on ninety-five point four (95.9) FM.
    我们以调频 95.9 播音。
    --› see also bullet point ›› SHARP END 尖儿 12. the sharp thin end of sth • 尖端;尖头:
    »the point of a pencil / knife / pin
    铅笔/刀 / 大头针尖
    --› see also ballpoint, gunpoint, knifepoint ›› LAND 土地 13. (also Point) a narrow piece of land that stretches into the sea • 岬角;尖地;海角:
    »The ship sailed around the point.
    »Pagoda Point
    ›› OF LIGHT / COLOUR 光;色 14. a very small dot of light or colour • 光点;色点:
    »The stars were points of light in the sky.
    ›› FOR ELECTRICITY 电 15. ( BrE) a place in a wall, etc. where a piece of equipment can be connected to electricity • (电源)插座:
    »a power / shaver / telephone point
    ›› IN BALLET 芭蕾舞 16. points [pl.] = pointe ›› ON RAILWAY TRACK 铁轨 17. points [pl.] ( BrE) ( NAmE switch ) a piece of track at a place where a railway / railroad line divides that can be moved to allow a train to change tracks • 道岔;尖轨;转辙器 ›› SIZE OF LETTERS 字符大小 18. a unit of measurement for the size of letters in printing or on a computer screen, etc. • (印刷物或计算机屏幕上字体大小的单位)点,磅值:
    »Change the text to 10 point.
    把文本字体大小变为 10 点。
    【IDIOMS】 if / when it comes to the ˈpoint • used when you have to decide sth or say what you really think • 必须作决定(或亮明观点)时:
    »When it comes to the point, he always changes his mind.
    in point of ˈfact • used to say what is true in a situation • 实际上;其实:
    »In point of fact, she is their adopted daughter.
    make a ˈpoint of doing sth • to be or make sure you do sth because it is important or necessary • (因重要或必要)保证做,必定做:
    »I made a point of closing all the windows before leaving the house.
    ˌmore to the ˈpoint • used to say that sth is more important than sth else • 更为重要的是:
    »I couldnˈt do the job—Iˈve never been to Spain and, more to the point, I donˈt speak Spanish.
    ˌpoint of ˈcontact • a place where you go or a person that you speak to when you are dealing with an organization • 联系地点;联系人:
    »The receptionist is the first point of contact most people have with the clinic.
    a ˌpoint of deˈparture 1. a place where a journey starts • 出发点 2. (formal) an idea, a theory or an event that is used to start a discussion, an activity, etc. • 抛砖引玉的事物;起点 a ˌpoint of ˈhonour • a thing that sb considers to be very important for their honour or reputation • 事关名誉的大事 the ˌpoint of ˌno reˈturn • the time when you must continue with what you have decided to do, because it is not possible to get back to an earlier situation • 欲罢不能的时刻;已无退路;不可能回头 ˌpoint ˈtaken • used to say that you accept that sb else is right when they have disagreed with you or criticized you • (接受相反的意见)同意,好吧,算你有理:
    »Point taken. Letˈs drop the subject.
    to the ˈpoint • expressed in a simple, clear way without any extra information or feelings • 简明恰当;简洁中肯 【SYN】 [u]pertinent
    »The letter was short and to the point.
    to the ˈpoint of (doing) sth • to a degree that can be described as sth • 达到某种程度;近乎:
    »He was rude to the point of being aggressive.
    up to a (certain) ˈpoint • to some extent; to some degree but not completely • 在某种程度上:
    »I agree with you up to a point.
    --› more at belabour, case n., fine adj., labour v., moot adj., score v., sore adj., stretch v. verb ›› SHOW WITH FINGER 用手指示意 1. [no passive] point (at / to / towards sb / sth) to stretch out your finger or sth held in your hand towards sb / sth in order to show sb where a person or thing is • (用手指头或物体)指,指向: ▪ [V]
    »Itˈs rude to point!
    »He pointed to the spot where the house used to stand.
    »ˈWhatˈs your name?ˈ he asked, pointing at the child with his pen.
    »She pointed in my direction.
    ▪ [VN]
    »She pointed her finger in my direction.
    ›› AIM 瞄准 2. [VN] point sth (at sb / sth) to aim sth at sb / sth • 瞄准:
    »He pointed the gun at her head.
    ›› FACE DIRECTION 朝向 3. [V +adv. / prep.] to face in or be directed towards a particular direction • 对着;朝向:
    »The telescope was pointing in the wrong direction.
    »The signpost pointed straight ahead.
    »A compass needle points north.
    ›› LEAD TO 指引 4. [+adv. / prep.] to lead to or suggest a particular development or logical argument • (意思上)指向;引导;指引: ▪ [V]
    »The evidence seems to point in that direction.
    ▪ [VN]
    »The fans are looking to the new players to point the way to victory.
    ›› SHOW THE WAY 指路 5. [VN +adv. / prep.] to show sb which way to go • 指路;指点:
    »I wonder if you could point me in the right direction for the bus station.
    »A series of yellow arrows pointed the way to reception.
    ›› WALL 墙壁 6. [VN] to put mortar between the bricks of a wall • (用灰泥)抹砖缝,勾缝 point a / the ˈfinger (at sb) • to accuse sb of doing sth • 指责:
    »The article points an accusing finger at the authorities.
    【PHR V】 ˌpoint sb / sth∽ˈout (to sb) • to stretch your finger out towards sb / sth in order to show sb which person or thing you are referring to • 指(给某人)看:
    »Iˈll point him out to you next time he comes in.
    ˌpoint ˈout (to sb) | ˌpoint sth∽ˈout (to sb) • to mention sth in order to give sb information about it or make them notice it • (向某人)指出:
    »She tried in vain to point out to him the unfairness of his actions.
    »He pointed out the dangers of driving alone.
    ▪ [+ that ]
    »I should point out that not six of these paintings is original.
    ▪ [+ speech ]
    »ˈItˈs not very far,ˈ she pointed out.
    ˈpoint to sth 1. to mention sth that you think is important and / or the reason why a particular situation exists • 提出,指出(重要的事或理由):
    »The board of directors pointed to falling productivity to justify their decision.
    2. to suggest that sth is true or likely • 暗示;预示:
    »All the signs point to a successful year ahead.
    ˌpoint sth∽ˈup (formal) • to emphasize sth so that it becomes more noticeable • 强调;明确显示 【SYN】 highlight:
    »The conference merely pointed up divisions in the party.
    * * *
    n. 點, 尖端, 分數, 要點, 分數
    vt. 弄尖, 指向, 指出, 瞄準, 加標點于
    vi. 指, 指向, 表明

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  • 19 ride

    ride ride verb (rode rid∙den) ›› HORSE 马 1. [often +adv. / prep.] to sit on a horse, etc. and control it as it moves • 驾驭马匹;骑马: ▪ [V]
    »I learnt to ride as a child.
    »They rode along narrow country lanes.
    »He was riding on a large black horse.
    ▪ [VN]
    »She had never ridden a horse before.
    »Heˈs ridden one winners so far this year (= in horse racing).
    2. [V] go riding ( BrE) ( NAmE go ˈhorseback riding) to spend time riding a horse for pleasure • 骑马(消遣):
    »How often do you go riding?
    ›› BICYCLE / MOTORCYCLE 自行车;摩托车 3. [often +adv. / prep.] to sit on and control a bicycle, motorcycle, etc. • 骑;驾驶: ▪ [VN]
    »The boys were riding their bikes around the streets.
    »He rode a Harley Davidson.
    他骑着一辆哈雷 · 戴维森摩托车。
    ▪ [V]
    »The ground there is too rough to ride over.
    ›› IN VEHICLE 车辆 4. [usually +adv. / prep.] to travel in a vehicle, especially as a passenger • 搭乘;乘坐: ▪ [V]
    »I walked back while the others rode in the car.
    ▪ [VN]
    »( NAmE) to ride the subway / an elevator, etc.
    »She rode the bus to school every day.
    ›› ON WATER / AIR 在水面/空中 5. [usually +adv. / prep.] to float or be supported on water or air • 漂浮;飘浮: ▪ [V]
    »We watched the balloon riding high above the fields.
    ▪ [VN]
    »surfers riding the waves
    ›› GO THROUGH AREA 穿越 6. [VN] to go through or over an area on a horse, bicycle, etc. • (骑马、自行车等)穿越,翻越:
    »We rode the mountain trails.
    ›› CRITICIZE 批评 7. [VN] ( NAmE) to criticize or tease sb in an annoying way • 数落;嘲弄:
    »Why is everybody riding me today?
    【IDIOMS】 be riding for a ˈfall • to be doing sth that involves risks and that may end in disaster • 做事莽撞;做招致风险的事 be riding ˈhigh • to be successful or very confident • 获得成功;信心十足 let sth ˈride • to decide to do nothing about a problem that you know you may have to deal with later • 决定对…不立即采取行动 ride the crest of sth • to enjoy great success or support because of a particular situation or event • 处于…的鼎盛时期:
    »The band is riding the crest of its last tour.
    ride ˈherd on sb / sth ( NAmE, informal) • to keep watch or control over sb / sth • 监视;对某人/某物严加控制:
    »police riding herd on crowds of youths on the streets
    ride ˈshotgun ( NAmE, informal) • to ride in the front passenger seat of a car or truck • 坐在车的前排座位上 ride a / the wave of sth • to enjoy or be supported by the particular situation or quality mentioned • 受益于某事;乘…之势:
    »Schools are riding a wave of renewed public interest.
    --› more at wish n. 【PHR V】 ˈride on sth (usually used in the progressive tenses 通常用于进行时) • to depend on sth • 依赖于;依靠:
    »My whole future is riding on this interview.
    ˌride sth∽ˈout • to manage to survive a difficult situation or time without having to make great changes • 安然渡过(难关);经受得住 ˌride ˈup (of clothing 衣服) • to move gradually upwards, out of position • 慢慢向上移动;渐渐缩上去:
    »Short skirts tend to ride up when you sit down.
    noun ›› IN VEHICLE 车辆 1. a short journey in a vehicle, on a bicycle, etc. • (乘车或骑车的)短途旅程:
    »a train ride through beautiful countryside
    »Itˈs a ten-minute bus ride from here to town.
    »Steve gave me a ride on his motorbike.
    »We went for a ride on our bikes.
    »a bike ride
    2. ( NAmE) = lift n. (2):
    »She hitched a ride to the station.
    »We managed to get a ride into town when we missed the bus.
    3. the kind of journey you make in a car, etc. • (乘坐汽车等的)旅行:
    »a smooth / comfortable / bumpy, etc. ride
    »(figurative) The new legislation faces a bumpy ride (= will meet with opposition and difficulties).
    ›› ON HORSE 马 4. a short journey on a horse, etc. • (骑马等的)短途旅程:
    »a pony ride
    »The kids had a ride on an elephant at the zoo.
    »He goes for a ride most mornings.
    ›› AT FUNFAIR 游乐场 5. a large machine at a funfair or amusement park that you ride on for fun or excitement; an occasion when you go on six of these • 供乘骑的游乐设施;乘坐(游乐设施):
    »The rides are free.
    »a roller coaster ride
    come / go along for the ˈride •(informal) to join in an activity for pleasure but without being seriously interested in it • 随大溜;凑凑热闹;逢场作戏 have a rough / an easy ˈride | give sb a rough / an easy ˈride •(informal) to experience / not experience difficulties when you are doing sth; to make things difficult / easy for sb • (使)举步维艰(或一帆风顺):
    »He will be given a rough ride at the party conference.
    take sb for a ˈride •(informal) to cheat or trick sb • 欺骗;愚弄:
    »Itˈs not a pleasant feeling to discover youˈve been taken for a ride by someone you trusted.
    --› more at free adj.
    * * *
    v. 騎, 乘
    n. 騎, 乘

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  • 20 stop

    stop stop verb (-pp-) ›› NOT MOVE 不动 1. to no longer move; to make sb / sth no longer move • (使)停止,停下: ▪ [V]
    »The car stopped at the traffic lights.
    »We stopped for the night in Port Augusta.
    ▪ [VN]
    »He was stopped by the police for speeding.
    ›› NOT CONTINUE 不继续 2. to no longer continue to do sth; to make sb / sth no longer do sth • (使)中断,停止: ▪ [V -ing]
    »That phone never stops ringing!
    »Please stop crying and tell me whatˈs wrong.
    ▪ [V]
    »She criticizes everyone and the trouble is, she doesnˈt know when to stop.
    »Canˈt you just stop?
    ▪ [VN]
    »Stop me (= make me stop talking) if Iˈm boring you.
    »Stop it! Youˈre hurting me.
    ▪ [V wh-]
    »Mike immediately stopped what he was doing.
    【HELP】Notice the difference between stop doing sth and stop to do sth: We stopped taking pictures.means ˈWe were no longer taking pictures.ˈ; We stopped to take pictures.means ˈWe stopped what we were doing so that we could start taking pictures.ˈ • 注意 stop doing sth 和 stop to do sth 之间的区别:We stopped taking pictures. 意思是我们不再照相了;而 We stopped to take pictures. 意思则是我们停下正在做的事而去照相。 ›› END 结束 3. to end or finish; to make sth end or finish • (使)结束,终止: ▪ [V]
    »When is this fighting going to stop?
    »The bus service stops at midnight.
    ▪ [V -ing]
    »Has it stopped raining yet?
    ▪ [VN]
    »Doctors couldnˈt stop the bleeding.
    »The referee was forced to stop the game because of heavy snow.
    ›› PREVENT 阻止 4. stop sb / sth (from doing sth) | ( BrE also) stop sb / sth (doing sth) to prevent sb from doing sth; to prevent sth from happening • 阻止;阻碍;阻拦;防止: ▪ [VN]
    »I want to go and you canˈt stop me.
    »We need more laws to stop pollution.
    »Thereˈs nothing to stop you from accepting the offer.
    »Thereˈs no stopping us now (= nothing can prevent us from achieving what we want to achieve).
    »You canˈt stop people from saying what they think.
    ( BrE also) ▪ [VN -ing]
    »You canˈt stop people saying what they think.
    ›› FOR SHORT TIME 短时间 5. [V] stop (for sth) | stop (to do sth) to end an activity for a short time in order to do sth • 暂停,暂时中断(以便做某事):
    »Iˈm hungry. Letˈs stop for lunch.
    »We stopped to admire the scenery.
    »People just donˈt stop to think about the consequences.
    【HELP】In spoken English, stop can be used with and plus another verb, instead of with to and the infinitive, to show purpose: He stopped and bought some flowers. Letˈs stop and look at the map. • 在英语口语中,stop 可以与 and 及另一动词连用,而不用带 to 的不定式表示目的:He stopped and bought some flowers. / Letˈs stop and look at the map. ›› NOT FUNCTION 不工作 6. to no longer work or function; to make sth no longer work or function • (使)停止工作,停止运转: ▪ [V]
    »Why has the engine stopped?
    »I felt as if my heart had stopped.
    ▪ [VN]
    »I stopped the tape and pressed rewind.
    ›› STAY 逗留 7. [V] stop (for sth) ( BrE, informal) to stay somewhere for a short time, especially at sbˈs house • 逗留,待,留下(做某事):
    »Iˈm not stopping. I just came to give you this message.
    »Can you stop for tea?
    ›› MONEY 钱 8. [VN] stop sth (from sth) to prevent money from being paid • 止付;停付;扣除:
    »to stop a cheque (= tell the bank not to pay it)
    »( BrE) Dad threatened to stop £1 a week from our pocket money if we didnˈt clean our rooms.
    父亲威胁说,我们要是不把自己的房间收拾干净,他就每星期扣我们 1 英镑的零花钱。
    ›› CLOSE HOLE 堵塞洞孔 9. [VN] stop sth (up) (with sth) to block, fill or close a hole, an opening, etc. • 堵塞;塞住;阻塞:
    »Stop up the other end of the tube, will you?
    »I stopped my ears but still heard her cry out.
    【IDIOMS】 stop at ˈnothing • to be willing to do anything to get what you want, even if it is dishonest or wrong • 不择手段 ˌstop the ˈclock • to stop measuring time in a game or an activity that has a time limit • (在计时比赛或活动中)停表 ˌstop ˈshort | ˌstop sb ˈshort • to suddenly stop, or make sb suddenly stop, doing sth • (使)突然停住:
    »He stopped short when he heard his name.
    stop short of sth / of doing sth • to be unwilling to do sth because it may involve a risk, but to nearly do it • 差一点儿没做某事;险些做出某事:
    »She stopped short of calling the president a liar.
    --› more at buck n., track n. 【PHR V】 ˌstop ˈby (sth) • to make a short visit somewhere • 过去坐坐;顺路造访:
    »Iˈll stop by this evening for a chat.
    »Could you stop by the store on the way home for some bread?
    ˌstop ˈin ( BrE, informal) • to stay at home rather than go out • 待在家里(不外出) ˌstop ˈoff (at / in...) • to make a short visit somewhere during a trip in order to do sth • 中途停留(在某处):
    »We stopped off at a hotel for the night.
    ˌstop ˈout ( BrE, informal) • to stay out late at night • 夜里很晚不回家 ˌstop ˈover (at / in...) • to stay somewhere for a short time during a long journey • (长途旅行在某处)中途停留:
    »I wanted to stop over in India on the way to Australia.
    --› related noun stopover ˌstop ˈup ( BrE, informal) • to stay up late • 熬夜;迟睡 noun ›› ACT OF STOPPING 停止;阻止 1. an act of stopping or stopping sth; the state of being stopped • 停止;终止;停留;阻止:
    »The trip included an overnight stop in Brussels.
    »She brought the car to a stop.
    »Work has temporarily come to a stop while the funding is reviewed.
    »It is time to put a stop to the violence.
    »Babies do not grow at a steady rate but in stops and starts.
    --› see also non-stop, whistle-stop ›› OF BUS / TRAIN 公共汽车;火车 2. a place where a bus or train stops regularly for passengers to get on or off • 车站:
    »I get off at the next stop.
    »Is this your stop?
    --› see also bus stop, pit stop, request stop ›› PUNCTUATION 标点符号 3. ( BrE) = full stop ›› MUSIC 音乐 4. a row of pipes on an organ that produce the different sounds • (管风琴的)音管 5. a handle on an organ that the player pushes in or pulls out to control the sound produced by the pipes • (管风琴的)音栓 ›› PHONETICS 语音学 6. a speech sound made by stopping the flow of air coming out of the mouth and then suddenly releasing it, for example / p, k, t / • 塞音 【SYN】 plosive --› see also glottal stop --› more at full stop, pull v.
    * * *
    n. 停止, 車站, 逗留, 障礙, 風琴的音栓, 填塞
    vi. 停止, 被塞住
    vt. 塞住, 堵塞, 阻止, 擊落, 斷絕, 終止, 難倒

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