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mother

US [ˈmʌðə(r)]
UK [ˈmʌðə(r)]
  • n.母亲;嬷嬷;对年过中年的女性表示尊敬的称呼
  • v.像母亲一样照顾
  • Web妈妈;两个妈妈;地球冒险
Plural Form:mothers  Present Participle:mothering  Past Tense:mothered  
Mother
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n.
1.
母亲;妈妈a female parent of a child or animal; a person who is acting as a mother to a child
I want to buy a present for my mother and father.
我想给爸爸妈妈买件礼物。
the relationship between mother and baby
母婴关系
She's the mother of twins.
她有一对双胞胎。
a mother of three(= with three children)
三个孩子的妈妈
an expectant(= pregnant) mother
孕妇
She was a wonderful mother to both her natural and adopted children.
她对亲生的和领养的孩子一样好。
the mother chimpanzee caring for her young
照料着幼崽的母猩猩
2.
(对女修道院院长的尊称)the title of a woman who is head of a convent (= a community of nuns )
IDM
I learnt these songs at my mother's knee.
我小时候学过这些歌曲。
at your mothers knee
小时候;孩提时when you were very young
I learnt these songs at my mother's knee.
我小时候学过这些歌曲。
I got stuck in the mother of all traffic jams.
我被困在一次超级严重的大塞车之中。
the mother of (all) sth
(informal)
非常大(或讨厌、重要等)的事情used to emphasize that sth is very large, unpleasant, important, etc.
I got stuck in the mother of all traffic jams.
我被困在一次超级严重的大塞车之中。
v.
1.
~ sb/sth
给以母亲的关爱;像母亲般地照顾to care for sb/sth because you are their mother, or as if you were their mother
He was a disturbed child who needed mothering.
他是个心理失常的孩子,需要悉心照顾。
Stop mothering me!
我不要你的照顾!

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