- n. 短语；习语；措辞；[音]乐句
- vt. 措词；将(乐曲)分成乐句
- [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phrasis，意为措词，用语；最初源自古希腊语的phrasis，意为演讲，说话的方式。