- vi. 暗指; 提及 mention sb or sth in an indirect way
make a more or less disguised reference to;
"He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
- I didn't allude to anything or anybody.
- He did not even allude to his brother's engagement to Mary.
- What were you alluding to just now?
- allude to (v.+prep.)
间接提到,暗指mention sth in an indirect way
allude to sb/sth
Well, you must know who I'm alluding to.
The speaker alluded to them in passing.
She didn't mention Mr. Smith by name, but it was clear she was alluding to him.
I didn't allude to anybody or anything.
Do not ask him about the failure of his bank; do not even allude to it.
The letter alludes to something now forgotten.
He frequently alluded to his childhood on the farm.
She often alluded to her first marriage.
The story alluded to a mystery in his past.
She was far too polite to allude to the stain on his jacket.
The subject was never alluded to.
The problem had been alluded to briefly in earlier discussions.
Quotations which allude to the Perjuries of the Fair.出自： Steele
He would allude to her, and hear her discussed, but never mentioned her by name.出自： E. M. Forster
He had star quality, an element often alluded to in Arlene's circle of show-biz friends.出自： G. Vidal
- allude, advert, refer
- allude指间接提到或略微一提; advert指漫不经心地提及; refer指直接、明确地提到。
- allusion n. 暗指,影射