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inspire

US [ɪnˈspaɪr]
UK [ɪnˈspaɪə(r)]
  • v.激励;鼓舞;赋予灵感;引起联想
  • Web激发;启发;给…以灵感
Simple Present:inspires  Present Participle:inspiring  Past Tense:inspired  
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v.
1.
激励;鼓舞to give sb the desire, confidence or enthusiasm to do sth well
The actors inspired the kids with their enthusiasm.
演员以热情鼓舞着孩子们。
The actors' enthusiasm inspired the kids.
演员们的热情鼓舞着孩子们。
His superb play inspired the team to a thrilling 5–0 win.
他的出色表现使球队士气大振,以 5:0 大获全胜。
By visiting schools, the actors hope to inspire children to put on their own productions.
演员希望通过访问学校鼓励孩子们演出自己的作品。
2.
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~ sth
赋予灵感;引起联想;启发思考to give sb the idea for sth, especially sth artistic or that shows imagination
The choice of decor was inspired by a trip to India.
选用这种装饰格调是从一次印度之行中得到的启发。
3.
使产生(感觉或情感)to make sb have a particular feeling or emotion
Her work didn't exactly inspire me with confidence .
她的工作并没有真正地使我产生信心。
As a general, he inspired great loyalty in his troops.
作为一位将军,他得到了部队的精诚效忠。

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