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boost

US [bust]
UK [buːst]
  • n.提高;增长;帮助;激励
  • v.使增长;使兴旺;偷窃
  • Web促进;增加;升压
Simple Present:boosts  Present Participle:boosting  Past Tense:boosted  
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v.
1.
~ sth
使增长;使兴旺to make sth increase, or become better or more successful
to boost exports/profits
增加出口;提高利润
The movie helped boost her screen career.
那部电影有助于她的银幕生涯的发展。
to boost sb's confidence/morale
增强某人的信心╱士气
Getting that job did a lot to boost his ego(= make him feel more confident) .
得到那份工作使他信心倍增。
2.
(informal)
~ sth
偷窃to steal sth
n.
1.
帮助;激励something that helps or encourages sb/sth
a great/tremendous/welcome boost
很大的╱极大的╱令人欣喜的激励
The tax cuts will give a much needed boost to the economy.
减税将给经济带来迫切需要的推动力。
Winning the competition was a wonderful boost for her morale.
赢得那场比赛使她士气大振。
2.
增长;提高an increase in sth
a boost in car sales
汽车销售额的增长
3.
(发动机或电气设备的)功率增大an increase in power in an engine or a piece of electrical equipment
4.
(从后面的)向上一推,一举an act of pushing sb up from behind
He gave her a boost over the fence.
他推了她一把,帮她翻过围墙。

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