- 并列,并排 side by side (with sb/sth) and facing the same way
being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge;
"kept abreast of the latest developments"
"constant revision keeps the book au courant"
"always au fait on the latest events"
"up on the news"
alongside each other, facing in the same direction
- The four of them walked abreast.
- They walked two or three abreast.
- Hayes' horse fell abreast of his father's.
- Many people stood abreast to listen to him.
- Many people get abreast of what is gong on by reading newspapers.
- We must keep abreast of [with] the times.
- Five cars stood abreast.
- They lined up six abreast.
- be〔keep〕 abreast of〔with〕
(使)保持与…并列; 了解…的最新情况(cause to) remain level with (sb or sth ahead );(cause to) know the most recent facts about
be〔keep〕 abreast of〔with〕 sb/sth
Brooks was abreast of the leading runner for a few minutes but then fell behind.
This building is abreast of the tip of the island.
Read the papers if you want to keep abreast of time.
She kept abreast with the flood of communications that had poured in.
她及时回复如雪片般飞来的大批信件。keep sth abreast of〔with〕 sth
Even this arrangement did not keep wages abreast of the rising living cost.
- keep abreast with 跟上
- abreast with 与
- abreast of 与
- be abreast of 与 ... 并列
- abreast of the times 符合时代的(时新的)...
- line abreast 横队
- keep abreast of 与 ... 齐头并进...
- be abreast with 与
- fall abreast of 与 ... 并列
- fall abreast with 与 ... 并列
- abreast with the times 与时代并进
- get abreast of 赶上(与 ... ...
- four-abreast hitch 四马一套
They..passed in on to the grass, four abreast.出自： D. H. Lawrence
Three policemen came down the hall abreast, in step.出自： J. Irving
- abreast的基本意思是“并列,并排”,在句中常用作状语(多位于词尾)或表语，用作表语时常用于be〔keep〕 abreast of〔with〕短语中。