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allow

US [əˈlaʊ]
UK [ə'laʊ]
  • v.允许;准许;给予;承认
  • Web容许;许可;让
Simple Present:allows  Present Participle:allowing  Past Tense:allowed  
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v.
允许let sb/sth do sth
1.
允许;准许to let sb/sth do sth; to let sth happen or be done
His parents won't allow him to stay out late.
他的父母不会允许他在外待到很晚。
He is not allowed to stay out late.
他不可以在外待到很晚。
They shouldn't be allowed to get away with it.
不应就此放过他们。
He allowed his mind to wander.
他听任自己的思绪信马由缰。
She won't allow herself to be dictated to.
她不会听人摆布的。
Smoking is not allowed in the hall.
大厅内不准吸烟。
2.
~ sb/yourself sth
给予to let sb have sth
You're allowed an hour to complete the test.
你们有一个小时的时间来完成这次测验。
I'm not allowed visitors.
我不可以接见来访者。
3.
[usupass]
允许进入(或出去、通过)to let sb/sth go into, through, out of, etc. a place
No dogs allowed(= you cannot bring them in) .
不准携狗入内。
The prisoners are allowed out of their cells for two hours a day.
囚犯每天可以放风两小时。
The crowd parted to allow her through .
人群向两旁闪开让她通过。
You won't be allowed up(= out of bed) for several days.
你将有几天不能下床。
使可能make possible
4.
~ sth
使可能to make sth possible
A ramp allows easy access for wheelchairs.
坡道便于轮椅进出。
时间;金钱;食物time/money/food, etc.
5.
~ sth (for sb/sth)
(为某目的)留出,给出to make sure that you have enough of sth for a particular purpose
You need to allow three metres of fabric for the dress.
这身衣服你需要用三米布料。
接受;承认accept/admit
6.
接受;承认;同意(某事属实或正确)to accept or admit sth; to agree that sth is true or correct
The judge allowed my claim.
法官接受了我的诉讼请求。
(in a court of law) ‘Objection!’ ‘I'll allow it.’
“反对!”“反对无效。”
He refuses to allow that such a situation could arise.
他拒不承认这种情况可能发生。
She was very helpful when my mother was ill─I'll allow you that.
我母亲生病时她帮了很大的忙,我同意你说的这一点。

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