Phrasal Verb Thesaurus
|ease off +||減輕，緩和||
She eased off
the accelerator to let the car slow down.
This medicine will ease off your pain.
|ease up||(思想、心情上) 輕鬆，放鬆；減少 (活動)；放鬆 (努力)；減緩 (速度)||She asked her teacher to ease up because she was feeling very stressed.|
|eat * away +||蛀；咬壞；侵蝕||
The rats have
eaten away most of the wooden table.
The disease eats the liver away.
|eat away at +||侵蝕；剝蝕||The heavy rains ate away at the sandstone cliffs.|
|eat in (= dine in)||在家用餐||We usually eat in instead of going out for dinner.|
|eat into +||消耗，用去 (錢財等)||We've had to eat into our savings since I lost my job.|
|eat out (= dine out)||外出 (在外面、在餐廳或在朋友家) 用餐||They eat out once a week.|
|eat * up +||吃完，吃光||Ken ate the cookies up.|
|eat * up +||耗費；耗去||
This car eats up
This new heating system eats up electricity.
|ebb away||逐漸消失、減退、衰弱||His life was ebbed away as the illness progressed.|
|edge * out +||排擠掉；小勝||The shareholders edged the CEO out because results were getting worse.|
|edge up||慢慢地接近、靠近||She edged up behind the bus at the red light.|
|egg * on +||鼓勵；慫恿；唆使；煽動||The other students egged him on when he started arguing with the teacher.|
|eke * out +||補充...之不足||Most students have to eke out their income because they have so little money to live on.|
|embark on/upon +||開始，著手，從事||John embarked on an MBA at UCLA last autumn.|
|empty * out +||倒空，弄空，騰空；變空||
I must empty out
the rubbish before I leave for work.
I emptied some of the coffee out so I could pour more milk in.
|end in +||結果為，結局是，以...結束或收場||The meeting ended in disorder.|
|end up +||最後...||We couldn't get tickets for Egypt so we ended up going to Turkey instead.|
|end up with +||最後...||He tried hard but ended up with a poor grade.|
|enter for +||報名參加 (比賽等)||They entered for the national championship but weren't good enough.|
|enter into +||加入 (協議)；簽訂或訂立 (合同、契約等)||They entered into an agreement with their rivals.|
|eye * up +||密切注意 (某人)||The girl eyed the man up because he was behaving suspiciously.|