- [C]出现,显露,露面 coming into view; arrival
- [C][U]外观,外貌,外表 that which shows; what sb/sth appears to be
outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
the event of coming into sight
formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
a mental representation;
"I tried to describe his appearance to the police"
the act of appearing in public view;
"the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"
"it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression;
"they try to keep up appearances"
"that ceremony is just for show"
- The journal makes its appearance once two months.
- The appearance of Internet marked the beginning of the age of information.
- I don't want to go to the party but I'd better put in an appearance, I suppose.
- We should not judge a person by his appearance.
- She is most pleasing in manner and appearance.
- Something in his appearance riveted our attention.
- You should not be misled by a person's appearance.
- At the sight of his appearance on the stage, the hall rang with thunderous applause.
- The first appearance of Jielun Chou impresses us with showing off coldness and unruliness!
- The sudden appearance of the teacher caused them to run away.
- The last stage of the disease is marked by the appearance of blisters on the skin.
- I will have to put in an appearance at a reception tomorrow.
- She has made several television appearances recently.
- His appearance is very neat.
- She was a young woman of good appearance.
- It had the appearance of an 18th century church.
- He drew a conclusion by appearances.
- keep up appearance
撑门面,装阔气 maintain an outward show
- in appearance
看起来,外貌上 looking like
- to all appearances
看来,显然 so far as can be seen
- assume an appearance of 装出…的样子
- enter an appearance 到场
- lose the appearance of 失去…的样子
- make a good appearance 以壮观瞻
- put on an appearance of 装出…的样子
- save appearances 保全面子
- aged appearance 年老的样子
- artistic appearance 艺术外观
- attractive appearance 引人注目的外观
- awkward appearance 难看的样子
- external appearance 外表,外观
- false appearance 虚假的外观
- fascinating appearance 迷人的外貌
- youthful appearance 年轻的外貌
- first appearance 初次露面
- public appearance 公开露面
- natural appearance 自然景观,自然现象
- neat appearance 整洁的外表
- noble appearance 高贵的外表
- personal appearance 仪表
The appearance of the fleet was unlooked for.出自： E. A. Freeman
I had not seen him approach, and the sudden appearance made me start.出自： J. Buchan
- appearance的基本意思是“出现”,可指人的突然出现或出席某宴会,也可指演员等登台亮相或在电视、电影中露面,还可指疾病等到了最后阶段所显现出的一些症状,常与动词make, put搭配。也可作“外表”“外观”解,常指经常性的总体印象,指人时,可指人的容貌或着装,既可用单数形式也可用复数形式; 指物时,可指建筑物的整体外观。
I believe you are perfectly honest, but appearances are rather against you.
to all appearance和to all appearances表相同意思，不过英国人习惯用前者，而美国人习惯用后者。
To all appearance(s) he is fit for the post.
- appearance, aspect, countenance, face, feature, look, visage
- She powdered her face before going to dinner.她去参加晚宴前往脸上搽了粉。
- The little boy's face shone when I gave him the sweets.我把糖果给那个小男孩时,他脸上露出了高兴的神色。
- The face of a city can change completely in a year.一个城市的面貌会在一年里完全改变。
- Her mouth is her best feature.她的嘴长得最好看。
- He is a boy with fine features.他是一个眉清目秀的美少年。
- The veil she was wearing obscured her features.她戴的面纱遮掩了她的面容。
- The light was so dim that I couldn't distinguish their features.光线太暗,我看不清他们的面貌。
- She has a pleasing countenance.她有一张讨人喜欢的面孔。
- At the sight of this photo he changed his countenance.他一看见这张照片脸色就变了。
- The man being interrogated remained in countenance.正在受审的人依然镇定自若。
- Her joke put him out of countenance.她的玩笑使他脸色不自然。
- Despite the threats he kept his countenance.尽管受到威胁他仍面不改色。
- The boss is always showing a grim visage to the workers.那老板总是对工人摆出一副铁板的脸。
- We became afraid of the angry aspect of the man.我们害怕那人生气的样子。
- China's industry is assuming a new aspect.中国的工业正在呈现新的面貌。
- He has the appearance of an able cadre.他那样子像个干练的干部。
- The scribbles on the walls ruined the neat appearance of the hall.乱涂墙壁破坏了大厅的整洁外观。
- Never judge appearance.不可以貌取人。
- The dog is like a wolf in appearance.这只狗看上去像只狼。
- She made a poor appearance on stage.她在舞台上表演不佳。
- 7.look是普通用词,用单数时表示脸色、神色、外表; 用复数时,纯指面容,一般用在口语中。例如:
- He sat down at the table with a weary look on his face.他面带倦容,在桌子旁边坐了下来。
- The man put on a serious look.这人摆出一副严肃的神色。
- You often judge a man by his looks, don't you?你老是根据相貌判断人,不是吗?
- appearance, phenomenon
- 这两个词都可表示“现象”。phenomenon是哲学概念,是比较抽象或具有科学性的现象; appearance是一般用语,是比较具体的现象。
误 Don't judge by appearance.
正 Don't judge by appearances.
析 指看得见可能是假象的外表时, appearance应该用复数形式,区别于一般的外表或相貌。
- ☆ 1400年左右进入英语，直接源自古法语的aparance；最初源自拉丁语的apparentem，意为相像，相近物。