merely

  核心词汇  
['mɪəli]     ['mɪrli]    
  • adv.仅仅;只不过
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merely是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adv.(副词)
  1. 仅仅
  2. 只不过
  3. 只是
  4. 不过
  5. 纯粹
  6. 全然
  7. 单单
  8. 不过是…而已
  9. 必需
adj.(形容词)
  1. 仅仅
  2. 绝对的
  3. 完全
  4. 全然

双解释义

adv.(副词)
  1. 仅仅,只不过 only; simply

英英释义

Adverb:
  1. and nothing more;

    "I was merely asking"
    "it is simply a matter of time"
    "just a scratch"
    "he was only a child"
    "hopes that last but a moment"

merely的用法和样例:

例句

用作副词 (adv.)
  1. They are not merely content to fill the stomach.
    他们不仅仅满足于填饱肚子。
  2. She is merely a child.
    她只不过是个孩子。
  3. I merely suggest you should do it again.
    我只是建议你重新做这件事。

常见句型

用作副词 (adv.)
用作状语
  1. I merely suggested you should do it again.There's no need to get annoyed.
    我只是建议你应该重新做,你不需要为此而不高兴。
  2. We can't go into all the details of that case now,I merely mention it in passing.
    我们现在不能讨论这一案例的所有细节,我只是顺便说一下。
  3. They were so poor that they did not live but merely existed.
    他们穷得只能算生存,不能算生活。
  4. The television program is designed to educate and not merely to entertain.
    这个电视节目不仅是为了娱乐而且是为了教育而设计的。
  5. Education does not mean merely feeding the students with facts.
    教育并不仅仅意味着向学生传授知识。
  6. It occurred to us that we were merely duplicating their research.
    我们想到我们仅仅在重复他们的研究。
  7. He walked as if nothing had happened to his leg, but everyone could see that he was merely acting the part.
    虽然他走路时腿好像没有什么毛病,但是大家都看得出来他是装的。
  8. It is no use merely mentioning the fact in passing; it needs to be driven home by emphasis and repetition.
    只是顺便提到这个事实,那是没有用处的; 必须通过强调以及重复的方式使人理解。
  9. The tourists dismissed the Irish weather as merely wet and cold.
    旅游者认为爱尔兰的天气又冷又潮,很不可取。
  10. She's merely a child.
    她只不过是个孩子。
  11. It is merely a suggestion.
    这不过是个建议。
  12. That is merely an academic discussion.
    这只是一个理论性的讨论。
  13. Language is speech, writing is merely a device for recording speech.
    语言是说的话,文字只是记录言语的一种手段。

词汇搭配

用作副词 (adv.)
~+动词

经典引文

  • Things rank and gross in nature Possess it merely.

    出自:Hamlet,Shakespeare

merely的详细讲解:

词语用法

adv.(副词)
  1. merely作副词是“仅仅,只不过”的意思,在句中一般修饰谓语动词,有时还可放在名词前修饰名词。
  2. Not merely位于句首时可引起主语和谓语部分倒装。
  3. merely无比较级和最高级形式。
  4. merely有时相当于a mere。例如:merely two hours = a mere two hours(仅有两个小时)merely 40 years ago = a mere 40 years ago(仅仅40年前)

词源解说

  • ☆ 15世纪中期进英入语,直接源自拉丁语的mercus,意为纯净,仅。

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