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attract

US [əˈtrækt]
UK [ə'trækt]
  • v.吸引;招引;使喜爱;引起…的好感(或爱慕)
  • Web引诱;诱惑;引起的注意
Simple Present:attracts  Present Participle:attracting  Past Tense:attracted  
Attract
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v.
1.
[usupass]
吸引;使喜爱;引起…的好感(或爱慕)if you areattracted by sth, it interests you and makes you want it; if you areattracted by sb, you like or admire them
I had always been attracted by the idea of working abroad.
我总是向往去国外工作。
What first attracted me to her was her sense of humour.
她首先吸引我的是她的幽默感。
2.
~ sb/sth (to sth)
招引to make sb/sth come somewhere or take part in sth
The warm damp air attracts a lot of mosquitoes.
温暖潮湿的空气招来了大量蚊子。
The exhibition has attracted thousands of visitors.
展览吸引了成千上万的参观者。
3.
~ sth
引起(反应)to make people have a particular reaction
This proposal has attracted a lot of interest .
这个提案引起了很大的兴趣。
His comments were bound to attract criticism .
他的评论必然会招致批评。
She tried to attract the attention of the waiter.
她试图引起服务员的注意。
4.
吸引if a magnet or gravityattracts sth, it makes it move towards it

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