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单词释义 纠错+ 生词本
vt.允许;给予;认可
vi.容许;考虑
怎么记 纠错 +补充
词根all(所有、全体)+low(低)→所有人都点头表示同意→allow同意、允许
串记In th…
单词例句
My mom allow me to play outside.
妈妈允许我出去玩。
Please allow me to pose several questions.
请允许我提几个问题。
Allow me to introduce myself.
让我来介绍我自己。
辨析记忆
allow / let / permit / leave / authorize
这些动词均含“让、允许”之意。
allow → 普通用词,侧重听任、默许或不加阻止。在正式场合可用来表客气的请求。
let → 常用词,用于各种非正式场合,语气最弱,指允许或无力阻止某事,暗示漠不关心或听之任之。
permit → 正式用词,在多数场合可与allow换用,语义最强,指准许某人做某事,含权威或正式的意味。
leave → 侧重不加干涉。
authorize → 语气最强,指权威性的允许与认可。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

高考Never allow dogs or other pets to run freely in areas of nesting bird, other wildlife, or where signposted.

绝不允许狗或其他宠物在筑巢鸟类、其他野生动物或路标区域自由奔跑。

六级The Wallaces didn't accept advertising in the US edition until 1955 and even then they didn't allow any ads for cigarettes, liquor or drugs.

华莱士夫妇直到1955年才接受美国版的广告,即使在那时,他们也不允许任何香烟、酒或药品的广告。

六级Thus the more imbalanced we become due to overworking, the more value there is in activities that allow us to return to a state of balance.

因此,我们因过度工作而变得越不平衡,让我们回到平衡状态的活动就越有价值。

高考When lab rats are not allowed to sleep, they die within a month.

当实验鼠不能入睡时,它们会在一个月内死亡。

六级Or we can allow students both to choose their majors and pay for their education themselves.

或者,我们可以允许学生选择自己的专业,自己支付教育费用。

考研In the last decade or so ,advances in technology have allowed mass-market labels such as Zara ,H&M, and Uniqlo to react to trends more quickly and anticipate demand more precisely.

在过去十年左右的时间里,技术的进步使得Zara、H&M和优衣库等大众市场品牌能够更快地对趋势做出反应,更准确地预测需求。

考研But unlike their absolutist counterparts in the Gulf and Asia, most royal families have survived because they allow voters to avoid the difficult search for a non-controversial but respected public figure.

但与海湾和亚洲的专制主义者不同,大多数王室之所以能够幸存下来,是因为他们允许选民避免艰难地寻找一位没有争议但受人尊敬的公众人物。

考研It might also be hard for airlines to coordinate the departure times and destinations of passenger aircraft in a way that would allow them to gain from formation flight.

航空公司可能也很难协调客机的起飞时间和目的地,使其能够从编队飞行中获益。

高考A lunchtime escape allows her to keep a boss from tapping her on the shoulder.

午餐时间的逃跑让她避免了老板拍她的肩膀。

四级Because boys generally have more acute vision learn best through touch, and are physically more active, they need to be given "hands-on" lessons where they are allowed to walk around.

由于男孩通常视力更敏锐,通过触摸学习效果最好,身体也更活跃,因此需要给他们上“动手”课,允许他们四处走动。

高考By mentioning Muhammad Ali's words, the author intends to tell us that motivation allows great athletes to be on the top.

通过提及穆罕默德·阿里(Muhammad Ali)的话,作者打算告诉我们,动机可以让伟大的运动员登上巅峰。

高考It is true, however, that working at home makes people much more efficient, because it allows workers to take care of annoying housework while still getting their jobs done.

然而,在家工作确实能让人们更有效率,因为它能让员工在完成工作的同时处理烦人的家务。

考研Rested in the Pacific Ocean, Mauna Kea's peak rises above the bulk of our planet's dense atmosphere, where conditions allow telescopes to obtain Images of unsurpassed clarity.

莫纳凯亚峰位于太平洋,位于我们星球稠密大气的大部分之上,那里的条件允许望远镜获得无与伦比的清晰图像。

考研Too often we believe that, a new job, bigger house or better car will be the magic silver bullet that will allow us to finally be content, but the reality is these things have little lasting impact on our happiness levels.

我们常常相信,一份新工作、更大的房子或更好的汽车将是让我们最终满足的灵丹妙药,但现实是,这些东西对我们的幸福水平几乎没有持久的影响。

六级Perhaps many teachers have too little time to allow students to form and pursue their own questions and too much ground to cover in the curriculum.

也许许多教师的时间太少,无法让学生形成并提出自己的问题,课程中涉及的内容太多。

四级The New York State parks system wants to turn off the falls on the American side some time in the next two to three years to replace two 115-year-old stone bridges that allow pedestrians, park vehicles and utilities access to Goat Island.

纽约州公园系统希望在未来两三年内的某个时候关闭美国一侧的瀑布,以取代两座有115年历史的石桥,这座石桥允许行人、公园车辆和公用设施进入山羊岛。

四级In the United States, 36 states currently allow capital punishment for serious crimes such as murder.

在美国,36个州目前允许对谋杀等严重罪行判处死刑。

六级These designers established the modem dress code, letting playsuits and other activewear outfits suffice for casual clothing, allowing pants to enter the wardrobe, and prizing rationalism and versatility in dress, in contradiction to dressing for an occasion or allotment of the day.

这些设计师制定了现代着装规范,让运动服和其他运动服足以搭配休闲服装,允许裤子进入衣橱,并推崇理性主义和多才多艺的着装,这与一天中某个场合或某个时段的着装相矛盾。

考研This allows the TSA wants to enroll 25 million people in PreCheck.

这使得TSA希望在PreCheck中注册2500万人。

四级Somewhat nostalgically, he quotes John Maynard Keynes' justly famous words of praise to the bookstore: "One should enter it vaguely, almost in a dream, and allow what is there freely to attract and influence the eye."

他引用了约翰·梅纳德·凯恩斯(John Maynard Keynes)对书店的名言,略带怀旧之情:“一个人应该在梦中隐约进入书店,让那里的东西自由吸引和影响眼球。”

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