- 破晓，东方发白， 露曙光，（天）刚亮
- [C][U]黎明; 拂晓 the time of day when light first appears; the first appearance of light in the sky before the sun rises
- [S]开端; 萌芽 the beginning or first appearance of new period, idea, feeling, etc.
- vi. & link v. 破晓; (天)初亮 begin to grow light
- vi. 开始现出 begin to appear
- the first light of day;
"we got up before dawn"
"they talked until morning"
- the earliest period;
"the dawn of civilization"
"the morning of the world"
- an opening time period;
"it was the dawn of the Roman Empire"
- become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions;
"It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"
"she was penetrated with sorrow"
- appear or develop;
"The age of computers had dawned"
- become light;
"It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
- We set sail at dawn and headed for New York.
- Diana aroused them just before dawn.
- I can see the dawn of the better day for humanity.
- The sky was pink with the first glimmer of the dawn.
- We look forward to the dawn of better days.
- The marchers jumped off at the crack of dawn.
- Dawn was breaking when we came back to the camp.
- Break of dawn, there's no sun up in the sky.
- A new era is dawning.
- It began to dawn after the long night.
- The truth began to dawn upon him.
- It didn't dawn on me that I was getting the bum's rush.
The dawns here in the mountains are very beautiful.
Did you hear the cock crow at dawn?
At dawn we broke through the barbed wire entanglements under the city wall.
They got across the bridge before dawn.
They work from dawn till dark.
The war was ended and we looked forward to the dawn of much happier days.
Day dawns in the east.
The morning dawned brightly.
The day was just dawning.
Day will soon dawn.
The day was dawning when we set out.
They were waiting for the day to dawn.
The space age dawned in the twentieth century.
A new age dawned with the invention of the radio.
Last Sunday dawned a perfect day.
The morning dawned fresh and clear after the storm at night.
After the storm at night, the morning dawned clear and fine over the bay.
The next day dawned bright and sunny.
- dawn on〔upon〕 (v.+prep.)
(白昼)来临于(某处); 给(某处)以光明 (of a day) begin in (a place); give a light to (darkness) dawn on〔upon〕 sth
A grey day dawned upon the sleeping city.一个灰蒙蒙的白昼降临于这座沉睡的城市。
The ocean dawned on our view.海洋呈现在我们眼前。
A smile dawned on his face.他脸上露出了笑容。
A new era is dawning upon the world.世界正进入一个新时代。
逐渐(被人)知晓,明白 become gradually known by (sb) dawn on〔upon〕 sb/sth
The fact has just dawned on me.我现在才明白这件事。
The truth may one day dawn upon you.你总有一天会明白真相。
At last it dawned on us.我们终于明白了。
The answer dawned on me when I wasn't thinking about the work.在我没考虑答案的时候,答案不知不觉地出来了。It ～ed on sb that/wh-clasue
It suddenly dawned on me that I'd caught the wrong train.我突然意识到我乘错了火车。
It dawned on me that the following day would be her birthday.我突然想起第二天是她的生日。
It dawned on me that I was lost.我渐渐明白,我迷路了。
It has slowly dawned upon us that he will not help.我们慢慢地明白过来他将不会来帮忙。
It dawned on me where I had seen him before.我渐渐想起以前是在哪里见到过他。
It suddenly dawned upon me why he was so anxious to know when the accident took place.我突然意识到他为什么急于知道事故是何时发生的。
- (白昼)来临于(某处); 给(某处)以光明 (of a day) begin in (a place); give a light to (darkness) dawn on〔upon〕 sth
- dawn of this century 本世纪之初
- dawn abruptly 突然明白
- dawn calmly 悄然天亮
- dawn clearly 清楚地了解
- dawn finally 终于开始现出
- dawn gradually 渐渐地了解
- dawn slowly 慢慢地清楚
From the dawn of manhood to its decline.出自：S. Johnson
You could see the first dawn of an idea stealing slowly over his countenance.出自：C. Lamb
I saw him more clearly as the day dawned.出自：J. Barth
- dawn的意思是“黎明; 拂晓; 天刚亮”,既可作可数名词又可作不可数名词,前面通常用介词at或before。
- dawn引申可表示“开端; 萌芽”,总是用单数形式,常与定冠词the连用。
- dawn用作不及物动词,多与介词on／upon连用,基本意思是“天破晓,黎明”,引申可表示人“(在头脑中)开始出现,开始觉醒,明白过来,明确起来,清楚起来; 出现,呈现”等。
- dawn偶尔也可用作系动词,接形容词或名词作表语,表示“发亮; 破晓”。
- dawn, twilight
这两个词都有“曙光”的意思。其区别在于:1.dawn指太阳刚要或刚刚升起的“黎明,拂晓”时分; twilight指日出前的曙光。例如:They stepped out into the twilight.他们走进曙光中。2.twilight还可指“暮光”“黄昏”,而dawn不可。3.用于比喻, dawn可指某个时期的“开端; 开始”; twilight则指“恐慌时代”“没落时代”。
- dawn, break
- The day breaks at five.
- The morning〔day〕 dawns at five.
误 At the dawn the guests departed.
正 At dawn the guests departed.
误 At early dawn, they got up and set off.
正 At the early dawn, they got up and set off.
析 at dawn〔before dawn, from dawn〕 till dark等短语中不可加the,但在at the early dawn, with the dawn等短语中一定要加the。
- ☆ 直接源自中古英语的daeun；最初源自古英语的dagung，意为破晓。
- dawn:dawn n. 黎明, 拂晓, 破晓vi. 破晓, 开始现生, 变得(为人所)明白v. 破晓 英英解释:名词dawn:1. the first light of day同义词：dawning, mor…