afloat 

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单词释义
adj.(在水上)漂浮,有偿债能力,能维持下去
adv.漂浮;传播;在海上;在船上
词根词缀记忆/谐音联想记忆 补充/纠错
词根a 在…,…的 + float 漂浮 → 漂浮的 → …………
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stay afloat 保持漂浮状态
stayed afloat by 在
单词例句
Eric kept the business afloat.
埃里克努力使生意维持下去。
Tom's business is facing difficulties, but it is staying afloat.
汤姆的生意遇到一些困难,但还能维持。
Lisa spent seven days afloat on a raft.
丽萨在一只木筏上漂流了7天。
Group sales revenue rose 30 percent y-o-y to 40b yuan in first nine months of yearWhile the COVID-19 pandemic has made many manufacturers uneasy about staying afloat since last year, the dark cloud has a silver lining in that riding the wave of new formats in foreign trade through big data and tools such as online exhibitions and digital payments have empowered export-oriented companies to survive and even post robust growth.
Global airlines are trying to stay afloat by maximizing cargo freight transport operations using commercial aircraft.
Such businesses view the country as a "too-big-to-miss" market bolstering global growth and also as fertile soil to foster indigenous innovation to keep the nation and themselves afloat.
In August 2010, LeTV went afloat in the A-share market, becoming the first video website listed there.
Chinese carriers are adopting various innovative measures to increase their revenue and stay afloat amid difficulties due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
They are some great ideas adored by users, but their developers lack the management experience needed to keep the startup afloat," Lin said.
[Photo by Chen Hao/For China Daily]With Chinese shipyards' key customers of the global oil industries struggling to raise prices due to pressure from greener energy such as wind power, natural gas and green vehicles like those made by Tesla, the former are looking to stay afloat by building more offshore facilities and specialized vessels than low-end oil rigs.
Deeper tax and fee cuts should be introduced whenever and wherever needed to keep market entities afloat, especially for many small and medium-sized enterprises across sectors.
It noted that tax cuts and fee reductions totaled 5.4 trillion yuan ($781.3 billion) and 2.8 trillion yuan, respectively, in the past five years, which not only helped enterprises overcome difficulties and stay afloat but also nurtured business growth and cultivated sources of tax revenue.
In May, Beijing introduced a policy allowing sectors such as catering, retail and road and railway transportation to delay their social insurance payments to keep market entities afloat, stabilize employment and ensure people's livelihoods weren't affected.
Hunan province called for more efforts to implement national policies and measures mapped out by the national teleconference, with a focus on stabilizing growth, keeping market entities afloat and stabilizing employment.
In response to the current difficulties for consumption recovery, Wang said the government should make a big push to implement policies to ease pressure on hard-hit industries, keep market entities afloat and ensure prices and supplies of basic consumer goods in cities that have reported new COVID-19 cases.
- While enterprises in the service sector are grappling with domestic resurgences of COVID-19, China has rolled out a host of measures to keep their businesses afloat, in an effort to stabilize employment and the economy.
Notable tax and fee cuts are a direct way to cut their operational costs and help them stay afloat.
As a result of the pandemic, many Peruvians lost their jobs, but the income of the company's 100-plus craftsmen did not decrease, keeping their families financially afloat as well.
When 'nothing is normal' due to COVID-19, the civil aviation industry finds revenue lifeline, growth impetus in airfreightLast year, when the COVID-19 pandemic made travel curbs a norm, curtailed commercial flights, inflicted the biggest decline since the 1950s on the civil aviation industry globally, and created net losses of $126.4 billion, airlines were caught unawares and struggled to stay afloat.
"Many policy tools used by major economies to battle against the pandemic are similar, that is, to inject liquidity into the market and keep businesses afloat.
With the COVID-19 pandemic adding insult to injury, whether traditional stores are able to stay afloat is an oft-asked question.
Li said that compared with last year when the country worked to "help keep market entities stay afloat", this year, the government will work to sustain and revitalize businesses, as a thriving business community is critical for the vitality and resilience of China's economy.
The sustained efforts have helped businesses stay afloat and boosted job creation, Li said.
While many global economies are still trying new measures to tackle the spread of the pandemic, create jobs and boost exports, China is one of the few places that have kept global companies afloat, he said.
While many global economies are still trying new measures to tackle the spread of the pandemic, create jobs and boost exports, China is one of a few places that have kept global companies afloat, said Ma Yu, a senior researcher at the Beijing-based Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation.
A growing number of catering enterprises and restaurants have shifted their focus to online channels and premade food as part of efforts to stay afloat amid virus outbreaks.
But now they are embracing online takeout and delivery services that have proved effective for many businesses to stay afloat.
Since the latter half of 2020, domestic carriers began selling traditional products such as actual flight bookings, coupons that can be redeemed for cabin upgrades and some culturally creative goods, hoping to stay afloat after the pandemic struck by leveraging the multibillion dollar livestreaming market in China.
BEIJING-While enterprises in the services sector are grappling with domestic resurgences of COVID-19, China has rolled out a host of measures to keep their businesses afloat in an effort to stabilize employment and the economy.
Domestic airlines are taking the brunt of financial pressures caused by the latest resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, and they have launched additional innovative services to stay afloat.
To stay afloat, companies need to be nimble and prudent-that's the takeaway lesson, particularly for those in the real estate sector.
Global air carriers are adopting various innovative measures to increase revenue and stay afloat amid difficulties due to COVID-19.
Before many residents in Changshui jumped on the tourism bandwagon, the village struggled to stay afloat until as recently as the first decade of this millennium.
There is an oversupply of flights in the air travel market, and carriers have to make some efforts to stay afloat.
The local government in Zhuhai has taken supportive measures to keep the tourism sector afloat, Zeng said.
Meanwhile, enterprises will also need to be more innovative to stay afloat.
"Chinese shoppers have long used their phones to buy almost everything they need, and many retailers are struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic.
More Chinese carriers have been holding livestreaming sessions as part of their latest efforts to stay afloat due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and they have reaped unexpected positive results through this approach.
Amid the steep global price cuts, state-owned oil companies have to slash costs to keep afloat.
To ease companies' financial and operational pressure in the area of logistics, China has temporarily lowered transportation costs for importers and exporters as part of efforts to fast-track production resumption and keep the foreign trade sector afloat.
During a crisis (like, say, an economy-unsettling epidemic), flexible work arrangements seem an eminently sensible way to not only stay afloat individually but sustain and strengthen at least some, if not all, business segments.
Department stores, new-age malls vie for consumers amid e-commerce explosionIn the age of New Retail, operators of traditional department stores, malls and e-commerce platforms in China are turning ingenious to find novel ways of staying afloat and relevant, as consumers' tastes and preferences evolve rapidly, with focus on consumption upgrade and shopping as an experience in itself.
Under such circumstances, Chinese aluminum companies are urged to expand up and down the industrial chain proactively to make up for weakness in deep processing capabilities, if they want to keep afloat in face of fierce competition amid the upgrading of the industry, she said.
"The material I used to make layers in the shoes resembles the clouds afloat above Lujiazui district in Shanghai," said Ru.
"He said that without sufficient venture capital investment, the company will struggle to stay afloat "via its unclear profit model".
Speaking in late September, Yu Liang, chairman of Vanke called for carrying out all measures to keep the company afloat, but the Shenzhen-listed developer has still spent lavishly on buying projects across the nation.
"We strongly believe there is a balance between reversing the environmental damage and keeping industrial economies afloat.
In recent years, the low-end market has shrunk remarkably and domestic brands have seen huge divergent development results, with some finding it hard to keep afloat as others have managed to expand their brand recognition in the market.
For now, Tesla must focus on continuing to make money to stay afloat, with about $10 billion in debt that has been taken on while Musk has pursued his ambition to create a viable automaker that makes cars running on something besides gasoline.
Huawei hung on to third place, mostly relying on China to stay afloat.
Digitalization seen as key to keeping lenders afloat in post-COVID worldDevelopment of financial technologies and digital transformation are vital for Chinese small and medium-sized lenders to survive and grow as competition and financial risks intensify, officials and industry leaders said.
While capable management teams, sound systems, strong risk management capabilities and a healthy corporate culture are among the core elements needed to make such commercial banks competitive, the support of fintech is vital to keep them afloat amid current financial hazards and industry competition, said Wang Zhaoxing, a counselor of the State Council, the country's Cabinet, and former vice-chairman of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission.
- Ministries in China have rolled out a raft of supportive policies to keep enterprises and self-employed businesses afloat amid the COVID-19 epidemic, with a focus on cutting fees and taxes.
Such liquidity mainly helped with maintaining economic normalcy and transactions, and kept the entire financial system afloat.
Peng Wensheng, chief economist with China International Capital Corp, said in an interview on Thursday that while the country's economy is robustly bouncing back toward pre-COVID-19 levels, a comparatively relaxed monetary environment is still needed to effectively cope with the evolving coronavirus impact and help more businesses stay afloat.
"The key is to keep companies and consumer sideswiped by a health crisis afloat and solvent in #COVID19-tainted waters," Swonk tweeted Sunday.
The government will introduce more targeted policies to keep the economy afloat.
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考研If it clears the House, this measure would still have to get through the Senate where someone is bound to point out that it amounts to the bare, bare minimum necessary to keep the Postal Service afloat, not comprehensive reform.

如果这项措施在众议院获得通过,那么它仍必须在参议院获得通过,在参议院一定会有人指出,这是维持邮政服务正常运行所必需的最低限度,而不是全面改革。

2018年考研阅读原文

考研If it clears the House, this measure would still have to get through the Senate-where someone is bound to point out that it amounts to the bare, bare minimum necessary to keep the Postal Service afloat, not comprehensive reform.

如果这项措施在众议院获得通过,那么它仍必须在参议院获得通过,在参议院一定会有人指出,这是维持邮政服务正常运行所必需的最低限度,而不是全面改革。

2018年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

四级It’s Tiffanie Standard, a counselor for young women of color in Philadelphia who want to be tech entrepreneurs—but who must work multiple jobs to stay afloat.

Tiffanie Standard是费城有色人种年轻女性的顾问,她们想成为科技企业家,但必须做多份工作才能维持生计。

2020年12月大学英语四级真题(第2套)

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