falter

  扩展词汇  
['fɔːltə(r)]     ['fɔːltər]    
  • vi. 动摇;迟疑;支吾地说;蹒跚地走
  • vt. 蹒跚地走
falteringly falterer faltered faltered faltering falters
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falter的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

双解释义

v. (动词)
  1. vi. (嗓音)颤抖,结巴地说 stammer
  2. vi. 犹豫,畏缩 hesitate;lose confidence

英英释义

Noun:
  1. the act of pausing uncertainly;

    "there was a hesitation in his speech"

Verb:
  1. be unsure or weak;

    "Their enthusiasm is faltering"

  2. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way

  3. walk unsteadily;

    "The drunk man stumbled about"

  4. speak haltingly;

    "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"

falter的用法和样例:

例句

用作不及物动词 (vi.)
  1. The business faltered and then failed.
    商行生意衰退,最后倒闭了。
  2. He is beginning to falter in his beliefs.
    他的信仰开始有所迟疑。
  3. I faltered for a while and was still unable to make a decision.
    我踌躇了一阵,还是无法做决定。
  4. He is beginning to falter in his beliefs.
    他的信仰开始有所迟疑。
  5. But trust in me, I'll never falter or fail
    但相信我,我从没有迟疑或忘记
  6. Trembling with shock, she managed to falter out a few words of thanks.
    他惊恐的发抖,结结巴巴地说了几句表示感谢的话。
  7. One would expect actors to know their parts by heart and never have cause to falter.
    人们都期待演员们把自己那部分台词谙记在心,绝不允许结结巴巴地吐词。
  8. She faltered toward the door in the dark.
    她在黑暗中向门口摇摇晃晃地走去。
用作及物动词 (vt.)
  1. The sick man faltered a few steps and then fell.
    这个病人摇摇晃晃地走了几步,然后就跌倒了。

常见句型

用作动词 (v.)
用作不及物动词 S+~(+A)
  1. His voice began to falter.
    他的声音开始发颤。
  2. He never falters in his determination.
    他的决心从不动摇。

经典引文

  • He felt his legs faulter.

    出自: R. Wiseman
  • Like a newborn calf, the girl took a few aimless steps which faltered in embarrassment.

    出自: I. McEwan

falter的详细讲解:

词义辨析

v. (动词)
falter, hesitate, vacillate, waver
  • 这组词都可表示“不确定”“缺少信心”。其区别是:
  • hesitate最常用,指难于下决心去做某事或作出某种选择; falter指行动上明显迟疑或畏缩,暗示有恐惧、紧张、口吃等征兆; vacillate侧重在互相冲突或矛盾的行动方案之间摇摆不定; waver可指因优柔寡断而迟迟不采取行动,或指虽然作出决定,但行动上却表现出动摇或畏缩不前。
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