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adjust

US [əˈdʒʌst]
UK [ə'dʒʌst]
  • v.调整;调节;适应;习惯
  • Web校正;校准;使适应
Simple Present:adjusts  Present Participle:adjusting  Past Tense:adjusted  
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v.
1.
[t]
调整;调节to change sth slightly to make it more suitable for a new set of conditions or to make it work better
Watch out for sharp bends and adjust your speed accordingly.
当心急转弯并相应调整车速。
This button is for adjusting the volume.
这个按钮是调节音量的。
Adjust your language to the age of your audience.
要根据听众的年龄使用相应的语言。
2.
[i][t]
适应;习惯to get used to a new situation by changing the way you behave and/or think
They'll be fine─they just need time to adjust.
他们会好起来的,只是需要时间来适应。
After a while his eyes adjusted to the dark.
过了一会儿他的眼睛习惯了黑暗。
It took her a while to adjust to living alone.
她过了一段时间才适应独自生活。
You'll quickly adjust yourself to student life.
你将很快适应学生生活。
3.
[t]
~ sth
整理to move sth slightly so that it looks neater or feels more comfortable
He smoothed his hair and adjusted his tie.
他捋平头发,整了整领带。

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