precious

  核心词汇  
['preʃəs]     ['preʃəs]    
  • adj. 宝贵的;珍贵的;矫揉造作的
  • adv. 极其
  • n. <口>宝贝,心爱的人
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precious的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 宝贵的,珍贵的,贵重的,昂贵的,高价的
  2. 珍爱的,宝贝的
  3. 可爱的
  4. 矫揉造作的
  5. <贬>过分精雕细琢的,过分讲究的
  6. <口>十足的
  7. <口>不值钱的
  8. 珍奇的,珍稀的
  9. 受珍爱的,被珍惜的
  10. 宝贝似的
adv. (副词)
  1. <口>很,非常,极,极其地
  2. 强调极少或太少
n. (名词)
  1. <口>宝贝,心爱的人
  2. 可爱的人

双解释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 宝贵的,珍贵的,贵重的,珍爱的 of great value, especially because very expensive or much loved
  2. 矫揉造作的 too concerned with perfection or unimportant details unnaturally delicate

英英释义

Adjective:
  1. characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for;

    "a cherished friend"
    "children are precious"
    "a treasured heirloom"
    "so good to feel wanted"

  2. of high worth or cost;

    "diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones"

  3. held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature;

    "a valued friend"
    "precious memories"

  4. obviously contrived to charm;

    "an insufferably precious performance"
    "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms"

Adverb:
  1. extremely;

    "there is precious little time left"

precious的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. You should make good use of every precious minute to study.
    你应很好利用宝贵的每一分钟去学习。
  2. Pandas are precious creatures.
    熊猫是珍贵的动物。
  3. That old book is my most precious possession.
    那本旧书是我最珍贵的财产。
  4. He is a rather precious young man.
    他是一个惺惺作态的年轻男子。
用作副词 (adv.)
  1. Precious few people can afford prices like that.
    没有什麽人出得起那个价钱。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作定语 ~+ n.
  1. Gold, silver and platinum are precious metals.
    金、银、白金是贵金属。
  2. Diamonds, rubies and emeralds are included with precious stones.
    钻石、红宝石和绿宝石都属于宝石。
  3. She owned many precious antiques.
    她拥有很多珍贵的古董。
  4. He poured a few drops of the precious liquid into the glass.
    他往杯子里倒了几滴这种珍贵的液体。
  5. That old toy is my most precious possession.
    那个旧玩具是我最珍爱的家产。
  6. He has sent me most precious gifts.
    他送给我极其珍贵的礼物。
  7. The original Declaration of Independence is a precious document kept in Washington.《
    独立宣言》原件是华盛顿的一份珍贵文件。
  8. My precious darling!
    我的心肝宝贝!
  9. She is a precious child.
    她是位可爱的孩子。
  10. She was a precious, old-fashioned lady in her 90's.
    她是一个90多岁的、过分讲究的旧式老太太。
  11. “Stop using that pen, it is mine.”“Take you precious pen, then!”
    “别用那支笔,那是我的。”“那就把你的这支宝贝笔拿走吧。”
  12. A precious friend you have been.
    你真是个宝贝朋友。
  13. He is a precious fool.
    他是个十足的傻瓜。
  14. They have made a precious mess of their work.
    他们把工作搞得一团糟。
  15. He has got into a precious mess.
    他已陷入困境。
  16. Don't be in such a precious hurry.
    不要这么匆忙。
  17. The TV set costs a precious sight more than you think.
    这台电视机的价格比你想的贵得多。
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. My time is precious; I can only give you a few minutes.
    我的时间是宝贵的,我只能见你几分钟。
S+be+~+ prep .-phrase
  1. Your friendship is most precious to me.
    你的友谊对我来说是非常珍贵的。
  2. Time is precious to us.
    时间对我们来说非常宝贵。
  3. My life is more precious to me than my property.
    生命对我来说比财产更珍贵。
S+be+~+to- v
  1. Grain is too precious to waste.
    粮食十分珍贵,不可浪费。

词汇搭配

用作形容词 (adj.)
~+名词 ~+介词

经典引文

  • Water was precious: one..had to go every day..to fetch it.

    出自: D. M. Thomas
  • Jack took my hand and held it..as if I were a precious possession.

    出自: F. Weldon

precious的详细讲解:

词语用法

adj. (形容词)
  1. precious指的是事物内在的价值,常常由于稀有而宝贵,即“宝贵的,珍贵的,贵重的,珍爱的”,这种珍贵无法用钱衡量,失掉后无法补偿。precious可修饰具体名词,也可修饰抽象名词,还可修饰人和人的感情。有时也用于反语,有讽刺意味,这时无比较级和最高级形式。
  2. precious也可指语言风格或举止“过于矫揉造作的,过分讲究的”,常用于贬义。
  3. precious在口语中还可表示“十足的”“完全的”,用于加强语气。

词义辨析

adj. (形容词)
precious, valuable
  • 这两个词的共同意思是“贵重的”。其区别是:
  • precious指任何无法用钱衡量的珍贵的东西,尤其适用于失掉后无法补偿的东西,还可用于人的感情方面; valuable指任何值钱的或可以带来巨额利润的、非常有用的或受人珍视的东西。例如:
  • The land is quite valuable.这块地很值钱。
  • We have already taken up too much of your valuable time.我们占用了你许多的宝贵时间。
  • He is a valuable partner.他是个很难得的伙伴。
  • 词源解说

    • ☆ 13世纪晚期进入英语,直接源自古法语的precios;最初源自拉丁语的pretiosus,意为价值,价格。
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