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单词释义 纠错+ 生词本
adv.大约;将近;到处;(特定位置)四下;闲着;周围;掉头
prep.关于;目的是;针对;忙于;因为;在……到处;在……四处;在……附近;在……(具有某种品质);围绕;为……感到
adj.在场的,可得到的;就要……的;四处走动的;有证据的,在起作用的
怎么记 纠错 +补充
词根ab强调+out(外面、周围)→在周围的即有关的→关于
词组be about to do so…
单词例句
Tell me something about your trip.
说说你旅游的情况吧.
She and I disagree about it .
关于这一点,我和她意见不同。
I must go about my business.
我必须忙我自己的事。
Be careful about what you say.
对你所说的话小心点。
辨析记忆
about / around / round
这些词均有“在周围、在附近”之意。
about → 既可表静态,也可表动态。
around → 主要用于美国,静态或动态均可。
round → 主要用于英国,多半指动态。
almost / nearly / about / approximately / around / roughly
这些副词均有“大约,差不多”之意。
almost → 指在程度上相差很小,差不多。
nearly与almost含义基本相同,侧重指数量、时间或空间上的接近。
about → 常可分almost和nearly换用,但about用于表示时间、数量的“大约”时,实际数量可能多也可能少。
approximately → 多用于书面语,指精确度接近某个标准以致误差可忽略不计。
around → 多用于非正式场合,常见于美国英语。
roughly → 指按精略估计,常代替about。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

六级In a study published last year, psychologists coined the term workplace telepressure to describe an employee's urge to immediately respond to emails and engage in obsessive thoughts about returning an email to one's boss, colleagues or clients.

在去年发表的一项研究中,心理学家创造了“工作场所远程压力”一词,用来描述员工立即回复电子邮件的冲动,以及将电子邮件回复给老板、同事或客户的强迫性想法。

高考An important negative effect of gossip is that it can hurt the person being talked about.

流言的一个重要负面影响是它会伤害被谈论的人。

六级It is about the flashiness and the gadgets, said John Curran, managing director of research at Accenture.

埃森哲研究部总经理约翰·科伦(John Curran)说,这是关于浮华和小玩意的。

六级Train students to think about global issues.

培养学生思考全球问题。

六级It is natural for students to make complaints about university education.

学生抱怨大学教育是很自然的事。

四级She loved learning about the success of people she knew when she was just a teenager.

她喜欢了解她十几岁时认识的人的成功。

考研Failure can also teach us things about ourselves that we would never have learned otherwise.

失败也能教会我们一些我们本不可能学到的东西。

高考And how about some more onions too?

再来点洋葱怎么样?

四级Shouldn't preparing—and consuming—food be a source of comfort, pride, health, well-being, relaxation, sociability? Something that connects us to other humans? Why would we want to outsource ( ' , 外包 ) this basic task, especially when outsourcing it is so harmful? When I talk about cooking, I'm not talking about creating elaborate dinner parties or three-day science projects.

准备和食用食物不应该是舒适、自豪、健康、幸福、放松和社交的源泉吗?把我们和其他人联系起来的东西?我们为什么要外包(',外包 ) 这是一项基本的任务,尤其是当外包如此有害时?当我谈论烹饪时,我并不是在谈论精心设计的晚宴或三天的科学项目。

四级She cared about me, and my intellectual life, even when I didn't.

她关心我,关心我的知识生活,即使我不关心。

高考At space camp, trainees can earn their space exploration badge as they build and fire model rockets, learn about space tasks and try simulated (模拟) flying to space with the crew from all over the world.

在太空营,学员可以在建造和发射火箭模型、学习太空任务和尝试模拟太空时获得太空探索徽章(模拟) 与来自世界各地的机组人员一起飞往太空。

六级While rich parents are more concerned with their children's psychological well-being, poor parents are more worried about their children's safety.

富有的父母更关心孩子的心理健康,而贫穷的父母更担心孩子的安全。

高考China today attracts a worldwide readership, which shows that more and more people all over the world want to learn about China.

《今日中国》吸引了全世界的读者,这表明全世界越来越多的人想了解中国。

四级As a person who writes about food and drink for a living, I couldn't tell you the first thing about Bill Perry or whether the beers he sells are that great.

作为一个以写饮食为生的人,我不能告诉你比尔·佩里的第一件事,也不能告诉你他卖的啤酒是否那么好。

四级There's something about their delicate nature that appeals to me, says New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.

《纽约客》漫画家罗兹·查斯特(Roz Chast)说:“它们微妙的本性吸引着我。”。

高考But the most important information I want to give you now is about safety.

但我现在想告诉你们的最重要的信息是关于安全的。

六级The 83% of American employees who are stressed about their jobs – up from 73% just a year before – say that poor compensation and an unreasonable workload are their number-one sources of stress.

83%的美国员工对工作感到压力——比一年前的73%有所上升——他们说,低薪酬和不合理的工作量是他们的头号压力源。

六级Carli says that one of the most significant things about his study is that it provides new early-warning signs for parents, teachers and mental health-care providers.

卡利说,他的研究最重要的一点是,它为家长、教师和心理保健提供者提供了新的预警信号。

六级So much of what CES has been about is the cool.

消费电子展的大部分内容都很酷。

高考He had walked for about a mile when a volunteer searcher found him.

当一名志愿搜索者发现他时,他已经走了大约一英里。

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