- [C][U]正餐,主餐 main meal of the day
- [C]宴会 formal social gathering at which this meal is eaten
the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday;
"dinner will be at 8"
"on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church"
a party of people assembled to have dinner together;
"guests should never be late to a dinner party"
- It's time for dinner.
- It is now his turn to set me up to a nice dinner.
- We invite her to have Thanksgiving dinner with us.
- Because my husband has gone to a stag dinner, I have to stay at home alone.
- Tell the guests not to dress for dinner.
- Almost an hour has passed since the dinner started.
- This is a celebrity fundraising dinner.
- They're at dinner.
- Dinner is usually at 8 p.m. in England.
- Don't watch TV while you're taking dinner.
- You timed your arrival well, we were just going to have dinner.
- I haven't had dinner yet.
- We usually have dinner at six.
- He ate a big dinner.
- Her mother served me a very good dinner.
- He accepted going to a dinner with us.
- He was accompanied to a dinner by his friend.
- He took her into a dinner.
- The dinner was completely spoiled.
- The dinner set me back 50 yuan .
- She will have a speech with me after dinner.
- We all washed up after dinner.
- He ate every savoury morsel of a delectable stew at the dinner.
- She persisted in reading the newspaper at the dinner.
- Please prepare the table for dinner.
- A telephone let him leave the home in the middle of dinner.
- He ate every bit of his dinner.
- I have a fancy for some wine with my dinner.
- He had missed four dinners in succession.
- The children have to pay for their school dinners.
- The Parent-Teacher Association dinner will take place tomorrow at 8 o'clock.
- The dinner and speeches occupied more than three hours.
- We invited our new neighbours to dinner as a gesture of friendship.
- She offered to treat them to dinner.
- Did you take his invitation to dinner?
- Will you let me know if you can't come to dinner?
- He showed me kindness in the shape of an invitation to dinner.
- I shall not ask him to dinner again in a hurry.
- He is the host at the dinner.
- At the testimonial dinner everyone flattered him shamelessly.
- At the dinner, we all raised our glasses to the eighty-year-old man, wishing him a happy birthday.
- I met with an old friend at a dinner party.
- I was fortunate enough to meet Mary at dinner.
- Are you wearing a black or white tie at the dinner?
- He dressed for dinner.
- Dinner is at eight so they all went to dress for dinner.
- She powdered her face before going to dinner.
- They often give dinners in honor of their guests.
- The firm is giving a dinner in honour of her retirement.
- The firm is holding an important dinner.
- She came in to announce dinner.
- Dinner is on the table.
- I didn't reckon with having to cook dinner for twenty unexpected guests.
- John was really hungry and ate much dinner.
- It's a pretty state of affairs when I come home from work and you haven't even cooked my dinner!
- I've cooked a nice dinner for you.
- We had quite a good dinner.
- ask sb to dinner 请某人吃饭
- attend a dinner 出席宴会
- bring a dinner 带饭
- come to dinner 来(和某人)共餐
- cook a dinner 做饭
- eat a dinner 吃饭
- give a dinner 设宴招待某人
- have a dinner 进餐,吃饭
- hold a dinner 摆宴席,设宴
- invite sb to dinner 请某人吃饭,请某人赴宴
- make dinner 做饭
- order a dinner 订饭,预订宴席
- prepare dinner 做饭
- provide a dinner 提供膳食
- serve a dinner 提供正餐
- share a dinner 共餐
- comfortable dinner 美餐
- early dinner 午间正餐,午饭
- excellent dinner 盛宴
- good dinner 丰盛的正餐
- late dinner 晚餐
- nice dinner 美好的饭菜
- plain dinner 便饭,便宴
- poor dinner 不丰盛的正餐
- regular dinner 一般正餐
- well-cooked dinner 烹饪考究的宴席
- dinner fork 餐叉
- dinner hour 正餐时间
- dinner knife 餐刀
- dinner party 宴会,聚餐会
- dinner place 餐盘
- dinner table 餐桌
- dinner theatre 餐馆剧院
- dinner things 餐具,碗筷
Sunday dinner was a joint, two veg. and pudding affair, far superior to our weekday lunches or evening meals.出自： Day Lewis
Speeches made by my uncle at charitable dinners.出自： G. B. Shaw
- 作为表示餐名的名词, dinner可用作可数名词,也可用作不可数名词。其前通常不加冠词,若有定语修饰时可加不定冠词,特指某次正餐时还可加定冠词(当然也可省略)。作“宴会”解时是可数名词,其前可加冠词。dinner之前有after, at, before, during, for等介词时,通常不加冠词。
- 吃正餐可用动词have, take或eat。
- dinner, breakfast, lunch, meal, supper, tea
- dinner指正餐,多在晚上吃,也可指宴会; breakfast指早餐; lunch指午餐; meal指任何一餐; supper指晚餐; tea在英国,指下午茶。例如:
- He asked me to dinner tonight.他邀请我今天晚上吃饭。
- The dinner we had was excellent.我们吃的晚餐很丰盛。
- I hope you will honour us with your presence at the dinner.我希望您能光临此次晚宴。
- I have breakfast at seven.我在7点吃早餐。
- We have lunch at noon.我们在中午吃午饭。
- He had a light meal at home.他在家吃了顿便餐。
- I have supper at six.我6点吃晚饭。
- They are having tea in the garden.他们正在园子里喝下午茶。
- dinner, banquet
- dinner的规模可大可小,可以是正式举行的宴会,也可以是便宴小酌; 可以是社交性的,也可以是家人团聚。banquet指正式招待某人或庆祝某事件而举行的盛大宴会,饭前多有人致词,场面豪华,多为美酒珍肴。例如:
- A victory banquet was served in the dinning room.餐厅里举行庆祝胜利的宴会。
- Have you had dinner yet?(BrE)
- Have you eaten dinner yet?(AmE)
- What time do you have dinner?(BrE)
- What time do you eat dinner?(AmE)
- have dinner 吃晚饭
- have a dinner 举行宴会
误 Shall we ask him to the dinner?
正 Shall we ask him to dinner?
析 to dinner是固定用法,不能加定冠词the。像这样的短语还有at dinner, before dinner, after dinner等。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的dinen；最初源自古法语的disner，意为吃饭，进餐。
- breakfast 早餐