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relax

US [rɪˈlæks]
UK [rɪ'læks]
  • v.放松;休息;松懈;放心
  • Web轻松;松弛;放轻松
Simple Present:relaxes  Present Participle:relaxing  Past Tense:relaxed  
Relax
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v.
1.
[i]
放松;休息to rest while you are doing sth enjoyable, especially after work or effort
Just relax and enjoy the movie.
休息休息,看看电影吧。
I'm going to spend the weekend just relaxing.
这个周末,我什么也不干,就是休息。
When I get home from work I like to relax with the newspaper.
我下班回到家里,喜欢看看报纸,放松一下。
2.
[i][t]
~ (sb)
宽慰;(使)冷静,放心,镇定to become or make sb become calmer and less worried
I'll only relax when I know you're safe.
我只有知道你安然无恙才会放心。
Relax! Everything will be OK.
别着急!一切都会好的。
3.
[i][t]
(使)放松,松懈;松开to become or make sth become less tight or stiff
Allow your muscles to relax completely.
让你的肌肉完全放松。
The massage relaxed my tense back muscles.
按摩使得我背部紧张的肌肉松弛下来。
He relaxed his grip on her arm.
他本来抓着她的胳膊,现在松开了手。
The dictator refuses to relax his grip on power.
独裁者拒绝放松对权力的控制。
4.
[t]
~ sth
放宽(限制等)to allow rules, laws, etc. to become less strict
The council has relaxed the ban on dogs in city parks.
委员会已经放宽了对带狗到市内公园里去的禁令。
5.
[t]
~ sth
放松精神(或思想)to allow your attention or effort to become weaker
You cannot afford to relax your concentration for a moment.
你必须集中精力,一刻都不能松懈。

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