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pray

US [preɪ]
UK [preɪ]
  • v.祈祷;祷告;恳求;乞求
  • adv.请;〈旧〉请问
  • Web祈求;请求
Past Tense:prayed  Present Participle:praying  Simple Present:prays  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
祈祷;祷告to speak to God, especially to give thanks or ask for help
They knelt down and prayed.
他们跪下来祷告。
I'll pray for you.
我将为你祈祷。
to pray for peace
祈求和平
She prayed to God for an end to her sufferings.
她祈求上帝结束她的苦难。
We prayed (that) she would recover from her illness.
我们为她的康复祈祷。
He prayed to be forgiven.
他祈求宽恕。
‘Please God don't let it happen,’ she prayed.
“请求上帝不要让这事发生。”她祈祷说。
2.
[i][t]
企盼;祈望to hope very much that sth will happen
We're praying for good weather on Saturday.
我们十分企盼星期六是个晴天。
I prayed that nobody would notice my mistake.
我但愿没人注意到我的错误。
adv.
1.
(用于询问或指示)请问,请used to mean ‘please’ when you are asking a question or telling sb to do sth
What, pray, is the meaning of this?
请问,这是什么意思?
Pray continue.
请继续。

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