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US [kəˈrekt]
UK [kə'rekt]
  • v.纠正;改正;修正;批改
  • adj.准确无误的;精确的;正确的;恰当的
Simple Present:corrects  Present Participle:correcting  Past Tense:corrected  
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adj.
— see also
politically correct
1.
准确无误的;精确的;正确的accurate or true, without any mistakes
Do you have the correct time?
你的表走得准吗?
the correct answer
正确答案
Please check that these details are correct.
请检查这些细节是否准确无误。
‘Are you in charge here?’ ‘That's correct.’
“你是这里的负责人吗?”“是的。”
Am I correct in saying that you know a lot about wine?
你对酒了解颇深,我说得对吧?
2.
恰当的;合适的right and suitable, so that sth is done as it should be done
Do you know the correct way to shut the machine down?
你知道这台机器该怎么关吗?
I think you've made the correct decision.
我认为你的决定是正确的。
3.
(举止言谈)符合公认准则的,得体的taking care to speak or behave in a way that follows the accepted standards or rules
a correct young lady
举止得体的年轻女士
He is always very correct in his speech.
他说话总是很有分寸。
v.
1.
~ sth
改正;纠正;修正to make sth right or accurate, for example by changing it or removing mistakes
Read through your work and correct any mistakes that you find.
从头至尾看一遍你们的作业,发现的错误都要改正过来。
Their eyesight can be corrected in just a few minutes by the use of a laser.
他们的视力用激光只要几分钟就可矫正。
They issued a statement correcting the one they had made earlier.
他们发表了一份声明,更正早先声明中的错误。
2.
~ sth
批改;改to mark the mistakes in a piece of work (and sometimes give a mark/grade to the work)
I spent all evening correcting essays.
我整个晚上都在批改论文。
3.
指出错误to tell sb that they have made a mistake
Correct me if I'm wrong , but isn't this last year's brochure?
这不是去年的小册子吗?若是我说错了就请指出。
Yes, you're right─ I stand corrected(= I accept that I made a mistake) .
是的,你说得对。承蒙你指正。
‘It's Yates, not Wates,’ she corrected him.
“那是 Yates 而不是 Wates。”她纠正他道。

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