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pale

US [peɪl]
UK [peɪl]
  • adj.灰白的;苍白的;白的;浅色的
  • n.桩;栅栏;范围;栅内
  • v.变得比平常白;变苍白
  • Web淡的;暗淡的;浅的
Comparative Degree:paler  Superlative:palest  Simple Present:pales  Present Participle:paling  Past Tense:paled  
PALE
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adj.
— see also
pallid
,
pallor
1.
灰白的;苍白的;白的having skin that is almost white; having skin that is whiter than usual because of illness, a strong emotion, etc.
a pale complexion
惨白的面容
pale with fear
害怕得脸色苍白
to go/turn pale
变得苍白
You look pale. Are you OK?
你气色不好,没事吧?
The ordeal left her looking pale and drawn .
这场磨难使她看来苍白而又憔悴。
2.
浅色的;淡色的light in colour; containing a lot of white
pale blue eyes
淡蓝色的眼睛
a paler shade of green
淡绿的色调
a pale sky
天色昏暗
3.
暗淡的;微弱的not strong or bright
the cold pale light of dawn
破晓时分的鱼白寒光
v.
1.
[i]
~ (at sth)
变得比平常白;变苍白to become paler than usual
She(= her face) paled visibly at the sight of the police car.
她一看见警车,脸色就刷地变白了。
The blue of the sky paled to a light grey.
天空的蓝色渐变成了浅灰色。
IDM
Last year's riots pale in comparison with this latest outburst of violence.
去年的骚乱与最近这次暴乱相比,可说是小巫见大巫。
pale beside/next to sth|pale in/by comparison (with/to sth)|pale into insignificance
相形见绌;显得逊色to seem less important when compared with sth else
Last year's riots pale in comparison with this latest outburst of violence.
去年的骚乱与最近这次暴乱相比,可说是小巫见大巫。
n.
IDM
His remarks were clearly beyond the pale.
他的话显然过分了。
beyond the pale
出格;出圈;越轨;令人不能容忍considered by most people to be unacceptable or unreasonable
His remarks were clearly beyond the pale.
他的话显然过分了。

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