brink

  常用词汇  
[brɪŋk]     [brɪŋk]    
  • n. 边缘;边沿;界限
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brink的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n. (名词)
  1. 边缘,边沿,边,边际
  2. 初始状态
  3. 界,涯,滨,岸
  4. 濒临
  5. (生死)关头
  6. 界限

双解释义

n. (名词)
  1. [S](悬崖峭壁的)边沿 an edge at the top of a cliff or other steep high point
  2. [S](危险的)边沿 a state of dangerous nearness; verge

英英释义

Noun:
  1. a region marking a boundary

  2. the edge of a steep place

  3. the limit beyond which something happens or changes;

    "on the verge of tears"
    "on the brink of bankruptcy"

brink的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. Natalie is living on the brink of panic.
    娜塔丽正生活在痛苦的边缘。
  2. She knows well that she and Louis are on a brink.
    她深深知道,她和路易斯是到了危险的边沿。
  3. Prosecutors said he left Enron because he knew the company was on the brink of bankruptcy.
    检察官说他离开的原因是因为他知道公司已经处于破产的边沿。

常见句型

用作名词 (n.)
  1. The tree grew on the brink of the cliff.
    那棵树生长在峭壁的边缘。
  2. He brought the country to the brink of war.
    他把那个国家带到了战争的边缘。
  3. The company is on the brink of bankruptcy.
    该公司已濒临破产的边缘。

词汇搭配

经典引文

  • All these are coop'd within one Quarto's brink.

    出自: Byron
  • To halt at the chattering brook, in the tall green fern at the brink.

    出自: J. Masefield

brink的详细讲解:

词义辨析

n. (名词)
brink, brim, edge, margin, rim, verge
  • 这组词都有“边”“边沿”的意思。
  • 1.edge指物体两平面交接处的边缘或边线; brink指悬崖峭壁的边缘; brim指如壶、杯、碗等各种形状容器的内侧边缘,也指帽子的边; rim指任何圆形物体的缘、周或边; verge指一平面或广阔区域的尽头,也常指道路的边缘; margin指书页的空白边缘,也可指物体的边缘。
  • 2.用在比喻中, edge指尖锐性、严峻性等; verge表示濒临某种感情或行动的状态; margin的意思是“留有余地”; brink常用于借喻中,指濒临某种危险。
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