- [C]短语,成语 (in grammar) a group of words without a finite verb, especially when they are used to form part of a sentence
- [C]说法,简洁的语句,警句 a short expression, especially one that is clever and very suited to what is meaning
- vt. & vi. 叙述; 措词 say; express in the stated way
- an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
- a short musical passage
- an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
- dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence
- put into words or an expression;
"He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
- divide, combine, or mark into phrases;
"phrase a musical passage"
- The new phrase is now on the tongue of men.
- The teacher dictated the phrase to the class.
- He hashed a phrase in order to colour the sentence.
- The speaker certainly knew how to turn a phrase.
- Four whipping bars, ff as well as marcatissimo, put a more or less vicious and peremptory end to the phrase.
- Notice syncopation in the second phrase where the accent falls after the first beat.
- He paused as if to find a way to phrase his next thoughts.
- She will phrase a fugue of Bach's in these days.
That's exactly the phrase I was looking for myself.
Every phrase in this poem is pregnant with meaning.
He was—what is the phrase I'm looking for—not intimately acquainted with his subject.
The lecturer phrased monotonously.
She phrased her excuse politely.
I phrased my request very carefully.
The defense attorney phrased his summation at last.
This passage is badly phrased.
- borrow the phrase of 借用…的措词
- coin a phrase 创造一个新词语
- expand〔omit〕 a phrase 扩展〔省掉〕一个词组
- turn a phrase 运用一个词,能言善道
- catch phrase 标语,引人注意的词句
- colloquial〔everyday, simple〕 phrase 习惯〔日常,简单〕用语
- common phrase 普通的短语
- dead phrase 不再使用的短语
- favorite phrase 口头禅
- glib phrase 流利的语句
- set phrase 固定词组,客套话
- well-known phrase 名言
- well-turned phrase 恰当的词语
- empty phrase 空话
- phrase wrong 措词错误
- phrase appropriately 正确地叙述
- phrase carefully 细致地叙述
- phrase euphemistically 措词委婉
- phrase explicitly 措词明确
- phrase fancifully 措词富有想象力
- phrase fantastically 幻想般地措词
- phrase ingeniously 巧妙地措词
- phrase mildly 措词温和
- phrase monotonously 用词单调
- phrase poetically 诗一般地叙述
- phrase politely 有礼貌地说出
- phrase technically 专业性地叙述
- phrase vividly 措词生动形象
The supreme felicity of phrase in which he has no equal.出自：A. W. Ward
A very typically American turn of phrase.出自：B. Foster
She was got up smart, as she phrased it.出自：E. M. Forster
He phrased his accusations in hysterical anti-Jewish language.出自：A. N. Wilson
- ☆ 1530年进入英语，直接源自后期拉丁语的phraiss，意为措词，用语；最初源自古希腊语的phraiss，意为演讲，说话的方式。
- phrase:phrase n. 短语, 习语, 惯用语, 成语, 措词vt. 用短语表达 英英解释:名词phrase:1. an expression consisting of one or more word…