- [C]英里 a unit for measuring length
- a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
- a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
- a large distance;
"he missed by a mile"
- a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters)
- a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
- an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
- a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
- a footrace extending one mile;
"he holds the record in the mile"
- My son hoofs a mile to school each day.
- It's not less than a mile to the station.
- He had come up from deep down in the water as the dark cloud of blood had settled and dispersed in the mile deep sea.
I dismissed the carriage and walked the last mile.
He swam a mile yesterday.
If we go by this road, we can save half a mile.
The city covered ten square miles.
Twenty miles is a long distance.
二十英里很远。1500 square miles of area has/have been flooded.1500多平方公里的土地被洪水淹没。
Many square miles of land in this low-lying country have been reclaimed from the sea.
You were driving at ninety miles an hour. Have anything to say for yourself?
I run five miles every day.
We had to walk three miles to the church, where he preached.
The soldiers plunged into action although they had just marched 20 miles.
They marched ten miles with nothing to eat.
She makes nothing of walking five or ten miles a day.
He logged 800 miles in the first ten days at sea.
She lives about ten miles from my house.
They extended the road for three more miles.
The waterfall may be heard at a distance of two miles.
How far is it from here to Nottinggham?—Twenty miles as the crow flies.
We judged the distance to be about 4 miles.
The driver was told to ease the car down to 20 miles an hour on that curve.
We had less than three miles to go.
My bike has carried me 300 miles.
You may call it ten miles from here to the seaside.
I want to cover 100 miles before it gets dark.
They covered 120 miles in a single night.
He was cornering at 60 miles an hour.
The road continues in a straight line for five miles.
We approximated the distance at three miles.
Believe it or not, he walked 12 miles to get help for you.
After we had gone a few miles one of us had to fall out as a result of a sprained ankle.
When we were only a few miles from our destination the petrol gave out.
The waste is carried hundreds of miles by the wind.
First,I am training hard now swimming seven and a half miles a day. Prior to that time I also kept physically fit by training moderately hard.
The railway line follows the river for several miles.
The river Thames discharges itself into the sea some miles east of London.
We drove some miles out into the country.
He ran himself out in the first mile.
The champion lapped him at the mile.
The little red car ate up the soggy miles.
They walked for miles without seeing a house.
After tramping for miles through the forest, we finally struck the road.
The earthquake jarred the city and the surrounding countryside for miles.
The countryside opens out beyond those trees, and you can see for miles.
The river broke through its banks, and flooded the country for many miles around .
I asked him why he had come all the miles from wherever he had come.
This river empties itself into the ocean many miles away.
The husband is miles away from the wife.
She's feeling miles better today.
A stone guidepost advised him that Gaza was still eight miles distant.
- miss by a mile
失误极大 have a lots of mistakes
His answers missed by a mile. 他的回答完全不对。
He wanted to be governor, but in the election he missed by a mile. 他想当州长,但在选举中惨败。
- 失误极大 have a lots of mistakes
- not a hundred〔million〕 miles from
离…不远 not a long distance
There's a chemist's shop not a hundred miles from Dumfries. 这儿有一家离邓费里斯不远的药店。
- 离…不远 not a long distance
- talk a mile a minute
滔滔不绝地说 talk with excessive enthusiasm; express unpleasantly foolish and insincere admiration for sb/sth
Young mothers talk a mile a minute over their babies. 年轻的母亲们滔滔不绝地谈论她们的婴儿。
- 滔滔不绝地说 talk with excessive enthusiasm; express unpleasantly foolish and insincere admiration for sb/sth
- cover miles in one hour 一小时走完…英里
- do miles in one hour 一小时走完…英里
- make about four miles an hour 一小时能走四英里
- travel... miles a day 日行…英里
- mile stone 里程碑
I should have thought he'd be miles better than no one.出自：E. M. Delafield
She was on the scrounge...You could spot it a mile off.出自：J. Porter
People will run a mile when faced with an..American wanting to talk.出自：Independent
- run a mile意思是“赶快避开,飞快地跑掉”。
误 Five miles are the greatest distance I can walk.
正 Five miles is the greatest distance I can walk.
误 You can tell he's a detective a mile away .
正 You can tell he's a detective a mile off.
误 Did you hear me?—No, sorry,I was miles off.
正 Did you hear me?—No, sorry,I was miles away.
析 a mile off的意思是“在一英里以外,远距离之外一目了然地; 打老远就很容易…地”; miles away的意思是“在远的地方,心不在焉”。
- ☆ 直接源自拉丁语的miila，意为一千。
- mile:mile n. 英里, 较大的距离习惯用语a mile off [away] [俚]很容易(看出或嗅出)country mile [美口]极长的一段距离have but a mile to midsu…