hesitate

  核心詞匯  
['hez?te?t]     ['hez?te?t]    
  • vi. 猶豫;不情愿;口吃
hesitatingly hesitation hesitated hesitated hesitating hesitates
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hesitate的英文翻譯是什么意思,詞典釋義與在線翻譯:

詳盡釋義

v. (動詞)
  1. 猶豫,躊躇,猶豫不決,猶豫不定, 委決不下,躊躇不定,彷徨,踟躕,動搖,遲疑
  2. 說話吞吞吐吐,支吾,含糊,結巴,口吃
  3. 不愿,顧慮,有疑慮,不情愿,勉強
  4. 猶豫地表示,不情愿地表示
  5. 停頓,稍停

雙解釋義

v. (動詞)
  1. vi. 猶豫; 躊躇 pause before taking an action or making a decision
  2. vi. 不情愿 not be willing

英英釋義

Verb:
  1. pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness;

    "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"

  2. interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing;

    "The speaker paused"

hesitate的用法和樣例:

例句

用作不及物動詞 (vi.)
  1. Do not hesitate to tell us if you have a problem .
    你有問題就直截了當地告訴我們。
  2. I would hesitate to get involved in this adventure.
    我猶豫是否參加這次探險。
  3. She hesitated to hurt the child's feelings.
    她不想傷害孩子的感情。
  4. I hesitate to spend so much money on clothes.
    我舍不得把這麼多錢花在穿衣服上.
  5. Embarrassment caused the speaker to hesitate.
    困窘使演講人話語吞吐。

常見句型

用作動詞 (v.)
用作不及物動詞 S+~(+A)
  1. If you hesitate too long, you will miss the opportunity.
    如果你老是猶豫不決,那就會錯失良機。
  2. I hesitated before reciting the next line.
    朗誦下一行之前,我停了一下。
  3. He hesitated before choosing a book.
    他猶豫了一會才選了一本書。
  4. He hesitated before diving into the icy water.
    在跳進冰水之前他猶豫了一陣。
  5. At first Philip hesitated on account of expense.
    起初,菲利普因費用而猶豫不決。
  6. The driver hesitated at the intersection, then turned right.
    司機在交叉路口停了一會,然后往右拐。
  7. Embarrassment caused the speaker to hesitate.
    困窘使演講人話語吞吐。
  8. When I asked her what had happened, she hesitated in speaking.
    我問她出了什么事,她支支吾吾。
S+~+to- v
  1. He hesitated to go into the room.
    他遲疑不決是否要進屋。
  2. He did not hesitate to ask her to sit beside him.
    他毫不猶豫地讓她坐在他的身邊。
  3. He hesitated to make his discovery known.
    他猶豫不決,不敢把他的發現公之于世。
  4. I hesitate to spend so much money on such a dress.
    我不太愿意花這么多錢買這樣一件衣服。
  5. She hesitated to hurt the child's feeling.
    她不愿傷害孩子的感情。
  6. He hesitated to take such a big risk.
    他不情愿冒這樣大的險。
  7. I hesitated to ask you, you were very busy.
    你那么忙,我不愿打擾你。

常用短語

用作動詞 (v.)
hesitate about (v.+prep.)
    對(某事)猶豫不決 pause before taking an action or making a decision for (sth)
    hesitate about v-ing

    He's still hesitating about joining the expedition.

    他對于參加這次探險隊仍猶豫不決。

    hesitate about wh-to-v

    He hesitated about what to do next.

    他對下一步做什么猶豫不決。

    I hesitated about whether to accept the invitation.

    我對是否接受邀請猶豫不決。

hesitate at (v.+prep.)
    對(某事)猶豫 be slow in deciding for (sth)
    hesitate at sth

    We hesitated at the propriety of the method.

    我們對這種辦法是否適用拿不定主意。

    He hesitated at nothing.

    他對任何事都毫不猶豫。

hesitate between (v.+prep.)
    在兩者間躊躇 be slow in deciding for two things
    hesitate between sth and sth

    They hesitate between fighting and submitting.

    他們不能決定是戰還是降。

詞匯搭配

用作動詞 (v.)
~+副詞 ~+介詞

經典引文

  • The items are so incredible that I hesitate to print them.

    出自: L. Steffens
  • A time when it is better to do something, even if it is wrong, than to hesitate.

    出自: J. Marquand
  • They would not hesitate to put an end to my life.

    出自: W. Soyinka

hesitate的詳細講解:

詞語用法

v. (動詞)
  1. hesitate的基本意思是“猶豫”“躊躇 ”,指在決定說做或選擇某事前的暫?;蚱渌q豫不決的表現,也可譯為“停了一會”“停頓”或“說話吞吞吐吐”,引申可表示“不情愿”。
  2. hesitate是不及物動詞,其后接about, at或in,表示對某事猶豫不決;后接between,再接由and連接的并列結構,表示在兩者間猶豫不決。
  3. hesitate作“不情愿”解時,可接動詞不定式。
  1. hesitate to do與hesitate about doing這兩種表達方式結構不同,但是意思一樣。

    She seems to hesitate to answer.
    She seems to hesitate about answering.

詞義辨析

v. (動詞)
hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver
  • 這組詞都可表示“不確定”“缺少信心”。其區別是:
  • hesitate最常用,指難于下決心去做某事或作出某種選擇; falter指行動上明顯遲疑或畏縮,暗示有恐懼、緊張、口吃等征兆; vacillate側重在互相沖突或矛盾的行動方案之間搖擺不定; waver可指因優柔寡斷而遲遲不采取行動,或指雖然作出決定,但行動上卻表現出動搖或畏縮不前。
  • 詞源解說

    • ☆ 17世紀20年代進入英語,直接源自古典拉丁語的haesitatum,意為陷入。
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