- adj. 适当的；相称的
- vt. 占用；拨出(款项)
- 适当的,恰当的 correct or suitable for a particular situation or occasion
- vt. 挪用; 占用; 盗用 take for oneself or for one's own use, especially without permission
- vt. 拨出(款项) set aside for a particular purpose
suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc;
"a book not appropriate for children"
"a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"
"it seems that an apology is appropriate"
give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause;
"I will earmark this money for your research"
"She sets aside time for meditation every day"
take possession of by force, as after an invasion;
"the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"
"The army seized the town"
"The militia captured the castle"
- You will be informed of the details at the appropriate time.
- It is not easy to choose clothes which are appropriate to your beautiful figure.
- She again entreated his forgiveness for so selfishly appropriating the cottage
- The government has appropriated some funds for education.
- Complain to the appropriate authority!
- Complaints must be addressed to the appropriate authority.
- Would a camera be an appropriate present for a ten-year-old child？
- Tell him the truth at an appropriate time.
- This isn't the appropriate time to discuss the problem.
- Is now an appropriate time to make a speech?
- I think this is an appropriate moment to raise the question of my promotion.
- He always tries his best to give the appropriate examples to illustrate the usage of an expression.
- An appropriate solution to the present trouble is not far to seek.
- Appropriate arrangements will be made for their work and livelihood.
- Please complete the appropriate parts of this form and return it as soon as possible.
- The manager should take appropriate action if safety standards are not being met.
- Now that the problem has been identified, appropriate action can be taken.
- This isn't an appropriate occasion to discuss finance.
- Those countries should have an appropriate organization to uphold their interests.
- To have good results the needle must be inserted rather deep at the appropriate acupuncture point.
- We consider these to be appropriate demands.
- We should take appropriate measures to improve our teaching.
- This is, indeed, a position appropriate for him.
- We should write in a style appropriate to the subject matter.
- I've been invited to her wedding but I haven't got anything appropriate to wear.
- Please do whatever you think is appropriate.
- This metaphor is very appropriate.
- Your quotation from the commentary is highly appropriate.
- It is equally appropriate as a recourse book for students wishing to improve their skills on their own.
- I didn't think his comments were very appropriate at the time.
- He has recently got a position that is appropriate for her.
- Clothes of this kind are not appropriate for a workshop.
- Jeans are not appropriate for a formal party.
- The stranger's dress is out of place while his manner is quite appropriate for the party.
- Plain,simple clothes are appropriate for school wear.
- Her bright clothes were not appropriate for a funeral.
- Her thin shoes weren't appropriate for such muddy paths.
- His bright clothes were hardly appropriate for such a solemn occasion.
- Some cold drink is appropriate for such a hot day.
- Extreme remedies are very appropriate for extreme disease.
- The time is not appropriate for the discussion of this subject.
- These articles are particularly appropriate for Christmas gifts.
- His remarks were appropriate to the occasion.
- The opening speech is appropriate to the occasion.
- Professor He's behavior was appropriate to time and place.
- The statement of our delegation was singularly appropriate to the occasion.
- Her clothes were appropriate to the occasion.
- The design is not appropriate to a sober environment.
- Her remarks were considerate and very appropriate to the situation.
- Cold drinks are particularly appropriate to the hot season.
- We need to ensure the teaching they receive is appropriate to their needs.
- It is not particularly appropriate to tip a bus driver.
- It's not appropriate to wear casual clothes to a formal banquet.
- It seemed appropriate to end with a joke.
- It wouldn't be appropriate for me to comment on it.
- It was not appropriate for her boss to ask her to babysit for his children.
- It is appropriate that everyone be suitably attired.
- It is appropriate that he (should) be present.
- It is singularly appropriate that he (should)be present.
- It is appropriate that he should get the post.
- It is appropriate that he should run for Governor.
- It is entirely appropriate that his music should be played at this festival.
- Vary your presentation, using handouts and overheads as appropriate.
- He appropriated the best bedroom.
- My daughter is always appropriating my clothes!
- She appropriated my unread newspaper and never returned it.
- He tends to appropriate what he borrows.
- Growing plants appropriate whatever elements they need from the soil and the air.
- Let no man appropriate a common benefit.
- The materials are exported in a raw state and other countries appropriate the profits.
- You should not appropriate other people's belongings without their permission.
- He often appropriates other's ideas.
- He was accused of appropriating club funds.
- The minister was found to have appropriated government money.
- He lost his job when he was found to have appropriated some of the company's money.
- The government has appropriated funds to set up a library here.
- Some of the opposition party's policies have been appropriated by the government.
- appropriate for( v.+prep. )
为…腾出或拨出(房舍或款项) take or save (sth) officially for (a special purpose)
appropriate sth for sb/sth/v-ing
He appropriated the trust funds for himself.
He has appropriated the company's money for his own use.
You can't appropriate the van of the firm for your own use.
The government was forced to appropriate extra funds for the new airport.
The committee appropriated money for the memorial.
The legislature appropriated funds for technology in the schools.
The state appropriates a large amount of money for the development of science and technology each year.
There has been a lot of opposition to the government's plans to appropriate millions of pounds for a new submarine.
Congress has appropriated money for building the highway.
The government has appropriated a large sum of money for building hospitals.
1,000,000 yuan has been appropriated for the new school buildings.
Five million dollars has been appropriated for research into the disease.
This place is appropriated for a sports ground.
- appropriate to( v.+prep. )
将(某物)分配给… take (sth) by or as if by right for (oneself or one's own use)
appropriate sth to sb/sth
No one is allowed to appropriate state property to himself.
Congress appropriated the funds to the states.
I see that the director has appropriated the best office to his own use.
It is against the law to appropriate public money to private purpose.
The room is appropriated to your friend.
This hall is appropriated to silent reading.
- appropriate amount of pressure 适当分量的压力
- appropriate choice of words 恰当的措词
- appropriate clothes 合适的衣服
- appropriate extent 适当的程度
- appropriate manner and method 恰当的方式
- appropriate measure 恰当的措施
- appropriate method 恰当的方法
- appropriate place 恰当的场合
- appropriate preferential treatment 适当的照顾
- appropriate readjustments 适当的调整
- appropriate remarks 恰当的话
- appropriate response 恰如其分的反应
- appropriate time 在适当的时间
- appropriate wording 措词得当
- appropriate for the drama 适合这种戏剧
- appropriate to the weather 合于时令
- appropriate to time and place 与时间和地点都相宜
- appropriate bedroom 占用寝室
- appropriate funds 挪用资金
- appropriate money 挪用公款
- appropriate state property 挪用国家财富
- appropriate the van of the firm 挪用公司的货车
To charm away..Ennui, is the chief and appropriate business of the poet.出自： Coleridge
Some peoples think of women as too weak to work out of doors, others regard women as the appropriate bearers of heavy burdens.出自： M. Mead
They must behave in a manner appropriate to the myth in which they were participating.出自： J. Bowen
Actually, he looks lots better when he isn't dressed as he thinks appropriate for dinner at Illyria.出自： A. Lurie
At an appropriate moment I shall strike the gong.出自： B. England
He makes a wordless noise appropriate to male approval of female pulchritude.出自： T. Stoppard
He was dressed in a tweed suit appropriate either to countryman or academic.出自： D. Jacobson
The music on the radio was turned off; somehow a bit of quiet seemed more appropriate.出自： G. Boycott
Appropriating the whole ships provisions to themselves.出自： G. Anson
The name 'priesthood'..was never appropriated by apostles to themselves.出自： E. Mellor
- appropriate后可接介词for或to,表示“…是恰当的”; appropriate还可用于虚拟语气中。
- appropriate作动词意思是“挪用; 占用”土地、房屋、家具、款项等,尤指未经批准或非法挪用。
- appropriate, fit, proper, suitable
- 1.proper强调经过判断觉得是适宜的、合理的; fit指适合某种目的、用途、条件、要求或某人有能力胜任某种工作或职务等; suitable强调适合某种环境、情况或某种特殊需要; appropriate除指某一事物符合一定的目的外,也可指人、物品、特征、地方、时间等被社会公认为正确。例如:
- Thick woollen clothes are not appropriate for a hot summer day.厚的毛衣不适于夏天穿。
- They will visit the country again at a proper time.他们将在适当的时候再度访问这个国家。
- These clothes are suitable for a weekend.这些衣服适宜于周末穿。
- That man is not fit for the position.那个人不适合那一位置。
- 2.proper是较正式的用法; fit是最普通用法。
- ☆ 1520年左右进入英语，直接源自后期拉丁语的adpropriare：ad (去） + propriare (成为自有），意为将财产等占为己有。