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pat

US [pæt]
UK [pæt]
  • adv.合适;及时地;立即地;流利地
  • n.拍打;一小块黄油
  • adj.过于简易的;不自然的;油滑的
  • v.(喜爱地)轻拍
  • Web帕特;轻打;节目关联表(Program Association Table)
Plural Form:pats  Present Participle:patting  Past Tense:patted  
Pat
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v.
1.
(喜爱地)轻拍to touch sb/sth gently several times with your hand flat, especially as a sign of affection
She patted the dog on the head.
她轻轻地拍着狗的头。
He patted his sister's hand consolingly.
他轻拍着妹妹的手安慰她。
Pat your face dry with a soft towel.
用软毛巾把脸搌干。
IDM
pat sb/yourself on the back
(informal)
表扬,称赞(某人或自己)to praise sb or yourself for doing sth well
n.
1.
[ususing]
(友善的)轻拍,拍打a gentle friendly touch with your open hand or with a flat object
a pat on the head
轻轻拍一下头
He gave her knee an affectionate pat.
他温情地拍了拍她的膝盖。
2.
~ of butter
一小块黄油a small, soft, flat lump of butter
IDM
He deserves a pat on the back for all his hard work.
他工作兢兢业业,值得嘉许。
a pat on the back (for sth/for doing sth)
(informal)
表扬;赞许praise or approval for sth that you have done well
He deserves a pat on the back for all his hard work.
他工作兢兢业业,值得嘉许。
adj.
1.
过于简易的;不自然的;油滑的too quick, easy or simple; not seeming natural or realistic
The ending of the novel is a little too pat to be convincing.
小说的结尾有点过于简单,不能令人信服。
There are no pat answers to these questions.
这些问题没有简单的答案。
adv.
IDM
He had all the answers off pat.
所有的答案他都胸有成竹。
have/know sth off pat
了如指掌;滚瓜烂熟to know sth perfectly so that you can repeat it at any time without having to think about it
He had all the answers off pat.
所有的答案他都胸有成竹。
stand pat
固执己见;拒不改变决定to refuse to change your mind about a decision you have made or an opinion you have

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