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collect

US [kəˈlekt]
UK [kə'lekt]
  • v.收集;搜集;采集;收藏
  • adj.由受话人付费的
  • n.【宗】短祷
  • Web聚集;集中;运费到付
Simple Present:collects  Present Participle:collecting  Past Tense:collected  
Collect
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v.
汇集bring together
1.
[t]
收集;采集to bring things together from different people or places
to collect data/evidence/information
收集资料╱证据╱信息
We're collecting signatures for a petition.
我们在为请愿书收集签名。
Samples were collected from over 200 patients.
已从 200 多名病人取样。
业余爱好as hobby
2.
[t]
~ sth
收藏;搜集;收集to buy or find things of a particular type and keep them as a hobby
to collect stamps/postcards, etc.
集邮、收藏明信片等
of people
3.
[i]
聚集;集合;汇集to come together in one place to form a larger group
A crowd began to collect in front of the embassy.
人群开始聚集在大使馆的前面。
数量增加increase in amount
4.
[i][t]
聚积;积聚;积累to gradually increase in amount in a place; to gradually obtain more and more of sth in a place
Dirt had collected in the corners of the room.
房间的角落里积满了灰尘。
We seem to have collected an enormous number of boxes(= without intending to) .
我们似乎无意中积存了大量的盒子。
That guitar's been sitting collecting dust(= not being used) for years now.
那把吉他至今已尘封多年。
取走take away
5.
[t]
领取;收走;接走to go somewhere in order to take sb/sth away
What day do they collect the rubbish/garbage?
他们哪天收运垃圾?
The package is waiting to be collected.
这包裹在等人领取。
She's gone to collect her son from school.
她到学校接她儿子去了。
金钱money
6.
[i][t]
募捐;募集to ask people to give you money for a particular purpose
We're collecting for local charities.
我们正在为当地慈善机构募捐。
We collected over £300 for the appeal.
我们为此吁请募集了 300 多英镑。
7.
[t]
~ sth
收(欠款);(上门)收(账)to obtain the money, etc. that sb owes, for example by going to their house to get it
to collect rent/debts/tax
收租金;讨债;征税
收到;赢得receive/win
8.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
收到;赢得;获得to receive sth; to win sth
She collected £25 000 in compensation.
她得到了 25 000 英镑赔偿金。
to collect a prize/a medal
获奖;赢得奖牌
IDM
I'm fine─I just need a minute to collect myself.
我没事,只是需要稍稍镇定一下。
She paused to collect her thoughts before entering the interview room.
她停下来定了定神,才走进面试室。
collect yourself/your thoughts
(尽力)镇定下来,敛神专注to try to control your emotions and become calm
I'm fine─I just need a minute to collect myself.
我没事,只是需要稍稍镇定一下。
做好精神准备to prepare yourself mentally for sth
She paused to collect her thoughts before entering the interview room.
她停下来定了定神,才走进面试室。
adj.
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reverse
1.
由受话人付费的paid for by the person who receives the call
to make a collect call
打对方付费电话

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