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Phrasal Verb Thesaurus
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片語動詞 定義 例句
abide by + 遵守,遵循 (協議、決定或規章);信守 (承諾等) Competitors must abide by the judge's decision. (參賽者必須服從裁判的裁決)
I will abide by my promise. (我會遵守諾言的)
account for + 解釋;說明 (原因) He could not account for his foolish mistake.
ache for + 渴望 (某人或某事),渴求 I have been aching for true love all my life.
act on/upon + 按照...行動,根據...行事;對 ... 起作用,影響 The police are acting on information received.
These medical herbs are said to act upon the liver. (這些藥草據說對肝臟有作用)
act * out + 扮演,表演;(在行為中) 表現出 (情緒) Let's act out the play.
Don't take him seriously, he's just acting out.
(別把他看得太認真,他只是在發洩情緒)
act up (= play up) 調皮搗蛋,製造麻煩;(機器) 出毛病,發生故障 I think I need to take my car to the mechanic because it's acting up again.
add * on + 附加 You have to add the VAT on to the price. (你必須把增值稅也算在價格內)
add * up + 相加 I added up the receipts and it totaled $135.46.
Add these figures up and see what the total is.
add up 說得通,言之有理,合乎情理 Her story doesn't add up. I think she is lying.
add * up to + 總計為,總共是 The total expenses added up to $325.00.
How quickly can you add these figures up to their total
agree with + (通常用於否定句或疑問句) 適合 (某人的身體或胃口);贊同 (某事);吻合,一致 I like lobsters but unfortunately they don't agree with me. (我喜歡吃龍蝦,可惜吃了以後不舒服)
John doesn't agree with giving money to beggars. (約翰不贊成給乞丐錢)
The verb agrees with its subject in number and person. (動詞在數和人稱方面必須與其主詞一致)
aim at + 對...瞄準;以...為目標 The magazine is aimed at teenagers.
allow for + 考慮到,估計到;把...考慮或估計在內 You should allow for delays when planning a journey.
allow of + 容許;容許有 ... 的可能 The rules don't allow of any exceptions. (這些規定不容有任何例外)
The task is so urgent that it allows of no hesitation. (任務非常緊迫,不容遲疑)
angle for + (= fish for) 拐灣抹角地打聽、謀取或想要獲得 He's been angling for an invitation, but I don't want him to come.
answer * back 頂嘴;回嘴 Her mother was shocked when she started answering her back and refusing to help.
answer for + 為 (問題或錯誤等) 負責 The government should be made to answer for their failure to sort out the problem.
answer for + (= speak for) 替代 (某人) 回答;代 (某人) 講話、發言;代 (某人) 說 I can answer for my partner because I know her position on this issue.
argue * down 駁倒 I argued Jack down fiercely. (我狠狠地把傑克駁得無話可說)
argue * out + 就 (不同意見) 進行辯論來找出解決之道 If we can't argue our differences out, we'll have to take them to court.
ask after + 問候 (某人),問起...的健康情況 Mary rang earlier and asked after you, so I told her you were fine.
ask around 求助於他人 I have no idea, but I'll ask around at work and see if anyone can help.
ask * around/round 邀請 (某人) 到家裡來 (通常短暫時間) We asked them around for dinner.
ask for + (後面通常接 it 或 trouble) 招惹 (麻煩等) You're asking for trouble.
ask * in 請 (某人) 進來 'John's at the door.' 'Ask him in.'
ask * out 邀請 (某人) 外出 (約會、吃飯、看電影等) I can't believe that Joe finally asked me out on a date!
I've been asked out to a concert on Saturday evening.
ask * over + 邀請到家裡作客 Why don't we ask the Wangs over for dinner?
auction * off + 拍賣掉 They auctioned off their property as they were heavily in debt.
 

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