precious

  核心詞匯  
['pre??s]     ['pre??s]    
  • adj. 寶貴的;珍貴的;矯揉造作的
  • adv. 極其
  • n. <口>寶貝,心愛的人
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precious的英文翻譯是什么意思,詞典釋義與在線翻譯:

詳盡釋義

adj. (形容詞)
  1. 寶貴的,珍貴的,貴重的,昂貴的,高價的
  2. 珍愛的,寶貝的
  3. 可愛的
  4. 矯揉造作的
  5. <貶>過分精雕細琢的,過分講究的
  6. <口>十足的
  7. <口>不值錢的
  8. 珍奇的,珍稀的
  9. 受珍愛的,被珍惜的
  10. 寶貝似的
adv. (副詞)
  1. <口>很,非常,極,極其地
  2. 強調極少或太少
n. (名詞)
  1. <口>寶貝,心愛的人
  2. 可愛的人

雙解釋義

adj. (形容詞)
  1. 寶貴的,珍貴的,貴重的,珍愛的 of great value, especially because very expensive or much loved
  2. 矯揉造作的 too concerned with perfection or unimportant details unnaturally delicate

英英釋義

Adjective:
  1. characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for;

    "a cherished friend"
    "children are precious"
    "a treasured heirloom"
    "so good to feel wanted"

  2. of high worth or cost;

    "diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones"

  3. held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature;

    "a valued friend"
    "precious memories"

  4. obviously contrived to charm;

    "an insufferably precious performance"
    "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms"

Adverb:
  1. extremely;

    "there is precious little time left"

precious的用法和樣例:

例句

用作形容詞 (adj.)
  1. You should make good use of every precious minute to study.
    你應很好利用寶貴的每一分鐘去學習。
  2. Pandas are precious creatures.
    熊貓是珍貴的動物。
  3. That old book is my most precious possession.
    那本舊書是我最珍貴的財產。
  4. He is a rather precious young man.
    他是一個惺惺作態的年輕男子。
用作副詞 (adv.)
  1. Precious few people can afford prices like that.
    沒有什麼人出得起那個價錢。

常見句型

用作形容詞 (adj.)
用作定語 ~+ n.
  1. Gold, silver and platinum are precious metals.
    金、銀、白金是貴金屬。
  2. Diamonds, rubies and emeralds are included with precious stones.
    鉆石、紅寶石和綠寶石都屬于寶石。
  3. She owned many precious antiques.
    她擁有很多珍貴的古董。
  4. He poured a few drops of the precious liquid into the glass.
    他往杯子里倒了幾滴這種珍貴的液體。
  5. That old toy is my most precious possession.
    那個舊玩具是我最珍愛的家產。
  6. He has sent me most precious gifts.
    他送給我極其珍貴的禮物。
  7. The original Declaration of Independence is a precious document kept in Washington.《
    獨立宣言》原件是華盛頓的一份珍貴文件。
  8. My precious darling!
    我的心肝寶貝!
  9. She is a precious child.
    她是位可愛的孩子。
  10. She was a precious, old-fashioned lady in her 90's.
    她是一個90多歲的、過分講究的舊式老太太。
  11. “Stop using that pen, it is mine.”“Take you precious pen, then!”
    “別用那支筆,那是我的?!薄澳蔷桶涯愕倪@支寶貝筆拿走吧?!?/li>
  12. A precious friend you have been.
    你真是個寶貝朋友。
  13. He is a precious fool.
    他是個十足的傻瓜。
  14. They have made a precious mess of their work.
    他們把工作搞得一團糟。
  15. He has got into a precious mess.
    他已陷入困境。
  16. Don't be in such a precious hurry.
    不要這么匆忙。
  17. The TV set costs a precious sight more than you think.
    這臺電視機的價格比你想的貴得多。
用作表語 S+be+~
  1. My time is precious; I can only give you a few minutes.
    我的時間是寶貴的,我只能見你幾分鐘。
S+be+~+ prep .-phrase
  1. Your friendship is most precious to me.
    你的友誼對我來說是非常珍貴的。
  2. Time is precious to us.
    時間對我們來說非常寶貴。
  3. My life is more precious to me than my property.
    生命對我來說比財產更珍貴。
S+be+~+to- v
  1. Grain is too precious to waste.
    糧食十分珍貴,不可浪費。

詞匯搭配

用作形容詞 (adj.)
~+名詞 ~+介詞

經典引文

  • Water was precious: one..had to go every day..to fetch it.

    出自: D. M. Thomas
  • Jack took my hand and held it..as if I were a precious possession.

    出自: F. Weldon

precious的詳細講解:

詞語用法

adj. (形容詞)
  1. precious指的是事物內在的價值,常常由于稀有而寶貴,即“寶貴的,珍貴的,貴重的,珍愛的”,這種珍貴無法用錢衡量,失掉后無法補償。precious可修飾具體名詞,也可修飾抽象名詞,還可修飾人和人的感情。有時也用于反語,有諷刺意味,這時無比較級和最高級形式。
  2. precious也可指語言風格或舉止“過于矯揉造作的,過分講究的”,常用于貶義。
  3. precious在口語中還可表示“十足的”“完全的”,用于加強語氣。

詞義辨析

adj. (形容詞)
precious, valuable
  • 這兩個詞的共同意思是“貴重的”。其區別是:
  • precious指任何無法用錢衡量的珍貴的東西,尤其適用于失掉后無法補償的東西,還可用于人的感情方面; valuable指任何值錢的或可以帶來巨額利潤的、非常有用的或受人珍視的東西。例如:
  • The land is quite valuable.這塊地很值錢。
  • We have already taken up too much of your valuable time.我們占用了你許多的寶貴時間。
  • He is a valuable partner.他是個很難得的伙伴。
  • valuable,precious
  • 這兩個形容詞均含“貴重的,有價值的”之意。
  • valuable指有相當價值,可高價出售的,或有用、有益的東西。
  • precious指因稀罕、不易得到而很值錢,或因本身的品質而具有極大的價值。
  • 詞源解說

    • ☆ 13世紀晚期進入英語,直接源自古法語的precios;最初源自拉丁語的pretiosus,意為價值,價格。
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