- [C] 马刺 either of a pair of sharp-toothed wheels or projecting points, worn on the heels of a rider's boots and used to make a horse go faster
- [C] 激励因素; 刺激,鞭策 thing that urges a person on to greater activity; incentive
- vt. 驱策; 激励 urge on with spurs, or as with spurs
- a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something;
"the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
- any sharply pointed projection
- tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers
- a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward;
"cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on"
- a railway line connected to a trunk line
- incite or stimulate;
"The Academy was formed to spur research"
- give heart or courage to
- strike with a spur
- goad with spurs;
"the rider spurred his horse"
- equip with spurs;
- International competition was a spur to modernization.
- A good heart horse often needs a good spur.
- The thought of the prize was the spur for the team.
- What spurred her to do that?
- This book is a spur to the child's imagination.
- Several strong targets have been set to spur action and guide the way forward.
He dug in his spurs.
International competition is a spur to modernization.
Such stories serve as a spur to children's imagination.
The riders spurred their horses.
The girl's loving care spurred his recovery.
Professor Smith's new book spurs interest in his course.
The coach spurred his players to fight harder.
- on the spur of the moment
凭一时冲动on a sudden impulse, without previous planning
On the spur of the moment, they decided to hold a fancy dress party. 他们一时兴起,决定开一个化装舞会。
- 凭一时冲动on a sudden impulse, without previous planning
- win one's spurs
获得荣誉〔名声〕achieve distinction or fame
Edison won his spurs as an inventor while rather young. 爱迪生很年轻的时候就获得了发明家的声誉。
- 获得荣誉〔名声〕achieve distinction or fame
- spur on (v.+adv.)
驱赶; 激励 drive; whip on; encourage; urge spur sb/sth ⇔ on
It is foolish to spur on a willing horse.驱策温顺的马是愚蠢的。
The thought of the prize spurred me on.要把锦标夺到手这一思想激励着我前进。
It was bitterly cold walking home tonight but the thought of a hot drink in the house spurred me on.今晚步行回家非常寒冷,但是想到能在家里喝上一杯热饮我就来劲了。用于 be ～ed 结构
He was spurred on by ambition.他被野心所驱使。
She was constantly spurred on by a fear of failure.她担心会失败,这种想法不断刺激她发愤图强。
- 驱赶; 激励 drive; whip on; encourage; urge spur sb/sth ⇔ on
- spur to (v.+prep.)
激励 impel sb to sth spur sb to sth
The cheers spurred the team to victory.喝彩声激励队员们去夺取胜利。
Even a small success would spur me on to greater effort.即使是一次很小的成功也会激起我作出更大的努力。
- 激励 impel sb to sth spur sb to sth
- spur amusingly 有趣地激励
- spur deliberately 有意地激励
- spur kindly 好心地激励
- spur unhesitatingly 毫不犹豫地激励
- spur usually 经常激励
- spur on 鼓励,激励,鞭策
You may ride's With one soft kiss a thousand furlongs ere With spur we heat an acre.出自：Winter's Tale,Shakespeare
General Miles..dug in his spurs in an endeavor to control the horse.出自：J. Dos Passos
The threat of unemployment has spurredstudents to work harder at their studies.The threat of unemployment has spurredstudents on to work harder at theirstudies.失业的威胁促使学生们更加努力学习。
- ☆ 直接源自古语英的spura，意为马刺。
[例句用法]Spurred on by the International Maritime Organization (which will debate the issue at a meeting next month), governments are now trying to write rules for armed guards at sea, such as how they buy and store the lethal tools of their trade. [Economist#8780]贡献者: ebaker 2012-05-25 有用报错
- hurry up赶快
- speed up加快速度
- spur track支路
- branch line(铁路)支线
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- spurring:spur n. 踢马剌, 剌激物, (鸟, 虫等的)距, 刺激v. 鞭策, 刺激, 疾驰, 驱策 英英解释:名词spur:1. a verbalization that encourages you…